Last fall members adopted a position in support of preserving K-12 education funding under the pandemic. At issue was a possible $9 billion budget deficit that could lead to reduced state funding and mid-year cuts. Fortunately, the state’s economy is recovering and a third infusion of federal stimulus funds is forthcoming. Lizzy Sebring asked Senate Ways & Means Committee members to pass ESHB 1476, stabilizing enrollment funding, and to use state funds to make districts whole, not federal funds. Listen here.
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