Washington state workers rally to encourage state legislators to solve the budget stalemate and avoid a partial government shutdown outside Western State Hospital in Lakewood in Thursday, June 22, 2017. The budget deal the Legislature reached this week includes money for new two-year labor contracts for state workers. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Washington state workers rally to encourage state legislators to solve the budget stalemate and avoid a partial government shutdown outside Western State Hospital in Lakewood in Thursday, June 22, 2017. The budget deal the Legislature reached this week includes money for new two-year labor contracts for state workers. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com

State workers will get their raises under last-minute budget deal

June 30, 2017 7:09 AM