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The headlines are good news. The Seattle Times, for example, posts the latest jobs report under the header State’s jobless rate shrinks to 5.5 percent, close to U.S. average. That's true and something…Read more
This may be the biggest walkout day of the spring. The Seattle Times reports,Seattle Public Schools teachers are scheduled to march from Seattle Center at about 11 a.m. to a rally at Westlake Plaza. T…Read more
Yesterday's revenue forecasts added more than $400 million to projected funds available to state budget writers. Yet, the two chambers remain far enough apart that most expect negotiations, should the…Read more
Here's the key takeaway from today's revenue forecast. The net forecast change for the 2013-15 biennium was an increase of $106.2 million. Forecasted GF-S revenue for the biennium is now $33.653 billi…Read more
This graph from a recent Gallup poll tells the story. The year got off to a rough start.The Hill reports on the survey.Twenty-six percent of Americans are satisfied with the direction of the country,…Read more
It's come to this. The editorial board of the Olympian says, "please." More precisely, the editorial headline reads "Budget writers, ple-e-e-ase negotiate." As we mentioned last week, it's tough to re…Read more