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Eye On Olympia archive for Nov. 16, 2007

FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2007

State economy: a little drizzle...

As Rep. Jim McIntire, D-Seattle, noted at the start of yesterday's revenue forecast, the economy looked like the Olympia weather outside: a little rainy.Chang Mook Sohn, the state's chief revenue forecaster, says that tax and other revenues are now likely to be $130 million lower…

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The leak-prone ship of state...

At, writer Ryan Grim has a roundup of the types of leaks that political reporters tend to get, and why. A couple of examples:The Pre-emptive Leak: A corollary of the above, this is a strategy to disseminate damaging news extremely early in a campaign…

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