Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, after unveiling his supplemental budget proposal at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Inslee proposed tapping the state's reserves to meet a final timeline required for Washington state to comply with a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding, and said he wants a new tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels to ultimately backfill that withdrawal. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, after unveiling his supplemental budget proposal at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Inslee proposed tapping the state's reserves to meet a final timeline required for Washington state to comply with a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding, and said he wants a new tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels to ultimately backfill that withdrawal. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, after unveiling his supplemental budget proposal at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Inslee proposed tapping the state's reserves to meet a final timeline required for Washington state to comply with a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding, and said he wants a new tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels to ultimately backfill that withdrawal. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP

Gov. Jay Inslee wants to tap nearly $1 billion in state reserves to solve school-funding crisis

December 14, 2017 12:39 PM