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In the Everett Herald, Jerry Cornfield sums up the state budget, er, discussions.You can call them budget talks or you can call them budget briefings.Just don’t call them negotiations.Because no one i…Read more
The state Economic and Revenue Forecast will meet Monday, May 18 at 2:30 to adopt the new official revenue forecast. This is a month ahead of the previously scheduled June 17 meeting.The Olympian repo…Read more
Washington gets mixed reviews in the 2015 Building a Grad Nation report. The state still shows up as a performance laggard. But the innovative Road Map Project in Seattle and South King County is sing…Read more
Stateline has analyzed job growth since the recession, finding thatAlthough the nation’s unemployment rate is at a seven-year low of 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with seve…Read more
Pegging off the special session in Olympia, Andrew Ujifusa has a good overview of state-local challenges in funding the public schools. His Education Week story identifies the fundamental tension betw…Read more
Yesterday we cited the Infrastructure Week emphasis on rebuilding American infrastructure. In that post, we noted stalled efforts to renew critical federal funding, something Opportunity Washington wr…Read more