Some of the top news stories around the Northwest this morning:
- New Plan to Target Sea Lions
- State House Lays Out a Budget Plan
- Bellevue Tackles Steep Rise in Burglaries
Legislators Driving Toward Budget Showdown
Democrats in the state House of Representatives presented their budget plan for the next two years, slashing nearly $5 billion in spending. Cuts come from many areas, including K-4 education spending, and care for the developmentally disabled. Spared? Enrollment for 25,000 slots in children's health insurance program, Apple Health for Kids.