As you have probably heard by now, the Washington State House of Representatives has released a budget that cuts the amount of money we receive, as educators, for healthcare. This means we would be expected to pay more out of our own paychecks to cover medical costs, on top of the COLA we have already … Continue reading

Update on Legislative Decisions…

May 28th, 2015 was the last day of the first special legislative session, and the Legislature still hasn’t passed a budget. Here’s what we know: Neither the House nor the Senate budget funds the smaller K-12 class sizes required by I-1351, which more than 1 million voters approved last fall. That means Washington students would … Continue reading