Senate’s capital budget has $1M for Thurston Food Bank, $816K for Oly Performing Arts Center; GOP proposal goes lighter on environment projects
The Thurston County Food Bank is earmarked for $1 million in the state Senate Majority Coalition’s proposed capital budget. The money would help pay for a warehouse purchase in Tumwater, refrigeration equipment in the new storage space and also a new roof for the food bank’s distribution center in downtown Olympia.
The $3.6 billion Senate proposal authored by Republican Sen. Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside went public Tuesday, and the House is expected to follow suit at noon Wednesday with its capital-construction plan.
The Senate proposal has money for other South Sound projects of note:
- $816,000 for the Washington