budget shortfall

Washington State Gov. Chris Gregoire, center, celebrates after signing marriage equality legislation into law on Feb. 13, 2012 at the state capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Budget From House Dems Relies On Delayed Payments

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — House Democrats unveiled their plan to fix the state’s budget shortfall Tuesday, relying on $400 million in delayed payments and reduced support for local governments while largely protecting basic education from […]