Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, right, speaks on the Senate floor during debate over the supplemental budget, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on the final day of the regular session of the Legislature. The Legislature has sent Gov. Jay Inslee a supplemental state budget that puts more money toward teacher salaries, the final step in a multiyear process to bring Washington state into compliance with a state Supreme Court mandate on education. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, right, speaks on the Senate floor during debate over the supplemental budget, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on the final day of the regular session of the Legislature. The Legislature has sent Gov. Jay Inslee a supplemental state budget that puts more money toward teacher salaries, the final step in a multiyear process to bring Washington state into compliance with a state Supreme Court mandate on education. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP
Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, right, speaks on the Senate floor during debate over the supplemental budget, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., on the final day of the regular session of the Legislature. The Legislature has sent Gov. Jay Inslee a supplemental state budget that puts more money toward teacher salaries, the final step in a multiyear process to bring Washington state into compliance with a state Supreme Court mandate on education. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP

Lawmakers pass budget deal that speeds up teacher salary fix, cuts property taxes

March 08, 2018 01:33 PM