Stories tagged: Economic and Revenue Forecast Council
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Will Washington schools get $1.75 billion more in 2018? Panel split.
Estimate of $1.75 billion per year extra for public schools put into Washington’s budget outlook.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Consumers make state revenue picture brighter
Revenue projections for the state are up for the next three years.
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
State grapples with $2 billion projected budget shortfall
OLYMPIA – Wednesday was filled with so many economic numbers for state government that Washington’s legislative leaders had to overwork a metaphor about toothpaste to debate how to deal with …
Thu., June 21, 2012
Washington facing slow recovery
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economic outlook barely changed over the last four months as the state’s few bright spots – jobs in aerospace and software – were all but canceled by …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2011
State economist cites ‘sinking feeling of pessimism’
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economic outlook for the next two years has gone from cautiously optimistic to “a sinking feeling of pessimism,” the state’s chief economist said Thursday. “The risk of …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Pessimism darkening Washington’s economic forecast
Washington’s economic outlook for the next two years has gone from cautiously optimistic to “a sinking feeling of pessimism,” the state’s chief economist said Thursday.
Wed., May 13, 2009, 4:15 p.m.
Wash. revenue down, but recession may be softening
Tax collections continue to drop in the latest state report, but economic forecasters are seeing signs that the recession may be moderating in Washington.