Washington Revenue Forecast http://nwpr.org en Washington Revenues Show Slow And Steady Recovery http://nwpr.org/post/washington-revenues-show-slow-and-steady-recovery <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/09/091813AJ_Lerch_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Slow and steady. That’s how Washington’s chief economic forecaster sums up the recovery in state revenues.<p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 23:47:22 +0000 Austin Jenkins 34385 at http://nwpr.org Big Revenue Boost Could Break Budget Logjam In Olympia http://nwpr.org/post/big-revenue-boost-could-break-budget-logjam-olympia <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/061813AJ_WABudget_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>There’s suddenly a flurry of talk in Olympia about a quick resolution to the weeks-long budget stalemate. The change in rhetoric follows Tuesday’s positive revenue and caseload forecasts.<p>Budget writers will now have an additional $300 million-plus to help bridge their differences. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:00:44 +0000 Austin Jenkins 29582 at http://nwpr.org Big Revenue Boost Could Break Budget Logjam In Olympia Washington Economic Recovery Hits Milestone http://nwpr.org/post/washington-economic-recovery-hits-milestone <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/03/032013AJ_RevenueForecast-WRAP_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>OLYMPIA, Wash. – If you’re marking milestones in the slow climb out of the Great Recession, here’s a new one: Washington state tax collections have now recovered to pre-recession levels. That was one key takeaway from Wednesday’s quarterly revenue forecast.<p>In late 2007, the economy went into free fall. For two years, Washington tax revenues plunged. Since 2010 it’s been a slow, steady climb back up. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 23:55:22 +0000 Austin Jenkins 24609 at http://nwpr.org Washington Budget Writers Catch A Break; Revenues Holding Steady http://nwpr.org/post/washington-budget-writers-catch-break-revenues-holding-steady <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/03/032013AJ_RevenueForecast-SUPERSPOT_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>OLYMPIA, Wash. - Budget writers in Olympia are breathing a sigh of relief. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 23:05:25 +0000 Austin Jenkins 24607 at http://nwpr.org Washington Budget Writers Catch A Break; Revenues Holding Steady Normally Bipartisan Wash. Revenue Forecast Sees Partisan Flare-Up http://nwpr.org/post/normally-bipartisan-wash-revenue-forecast-sees-partisan-flare <p>Election year tensions erupted at Washington’s latest quarterly revenue forecast. At the center of the partisan flare-up Wednesday was former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi. He’s been appointed to finish out a vacancy in the Washington senate. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 01:22:07 +0000 Austin Jenkins 15474 at http://nwpr.org Normally Bipartisan Wash. Revenue Forecast Sees Partisan Flare-Up