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Mini-Windows: All-Day Kindergarten for All Mini-Windows: All-Day Kindergarten for All
An interim series aimed at highlighting lesser known Majority Coalition Caucus-led budget accomplishments in the 2015 & 2016 sessions. This fall, a year ahead of schedule, every kindergartner will be able to attend full-day kindergarten. A. Voluntary all-day kindergarten will be offered in every school beginning this fall In only...
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Mini-Windows: Largest K-12 Construction Investment in History Mini-Windows: Largest K-12 Construction Investment in History
An interim series aimed at highlighting lesser known Majority Coalition Caucus-led budget accomplishments in the 2015 & 2016 sessions. The Legislature invested nearly $1 billion in K-12 school construction this biennia, an all-time record. A.   Largest Single Investment in State History The nearly $1 billion investment is almost double the...
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Mini-Windows: Addressing a Steep Rise in Elder Abuse Mini-Windows: Addressing a Steep Rise in Elder Abuse
An interim series aimed at highlighting lesser known Majority Coalition Caucus-led budget accomplishments in the 2015 & 2016 sessions. An alarming and largely unreported trend in recent years has been a steep rise of vulnerable adults being abused in our state. The current budget adds significant staff to stem, and...
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Mini-Windows: Decreasing the Number of Unemployed Veterans Mini-Windows: Decreasing the Number of Unemployed Veterans
An interim series aimed at highlighting lesser known Majority Coalition Caucus-led budget accomplishments in the 2015 & 2016 sessions Washington is home to over 340,000 working-age veterans. Yet, according to the Census Bureau, our state has a higher veteran unemployment rate (6.3%) than the national average (5.4%).1 To improve this...
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