State lawmakers pass $191 million supplemental budget

"Washington state lawmakers adjourned late Tuesday after passing a 2016 supplemental budget, following 20 days in overtime struggling to reach an agreement.

The compromise budget approved Tuesday boosts staffing at Western State Hospital in Lakewood and covers the costs of fighting last year’s wildfires."

 "'We have got to be committed to the solution,' said state Sen. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup, who called the plan a 'well-worked compromise.'"

Read more of this story by Melissa Santos at The News Tribune.

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