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Ralph Thomas, Communications Director
Office of Financial Management
P.O. Box 43113
Olympia, WA 98504-3113

Phone: 360-902-7607

Latest news from OFM

Publication Date Title
05/22/2020 Personal services contracts and equipment purchases freeze Q&A
05/21/2020 Hiring freeze Q&A
05/18/2020 Federal funds distributed for COVID-19 outbreak response
05/14/2020 Memo: Immediate actions to capture operating budget savings [pdf]
05/13/2020 Gov. Inslee issues directive to state agencies to freeze hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a directive to executive and small cabinet agencies today to freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases. The directive aims to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Washington's economy and financial outlook.

05/12/2020 State funds distributed for COVID-19 outbreak response

State funds totaling $171 million have been distributed to state agencies and institutions to use to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak crisis. This is part of a total $200 million in funds budgeted by the Legislature in Engrossed House Bill 2965. The current allocations are:

May 18, 2020:


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