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The Columbian reports on where the Legislature stands at it heads toward final days dominated by finding budget for the McCleary school funding requirement. Relying primarily on Southwest Washington l…Read more
As we noted earlier, the state economy appears to be on a positive growth track, with revenues and migration into the state increasing. That's consistent with the story of the national recovery. But a…Read more
The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council's March 11 update contained some good news for the state. In the last three months the Washington economy added 31,600 jobs, a very strong 4.1% rate of growt…Read more
Washington last year became the first state to lose its No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver as a result of failing to include student test scores in teacher and principal evaluations. The Senate has ac…Read more