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Office of Financial Management
P.O. Box 43113
Olympia, WA 98504-3113

Phone: 360-704-9327

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05/17/2022 Save the date - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit 2022 to be held Tuesdays in June

Celebrating state employees May 1-7, 2022

The first week of May is when we celebrate public employees for their great work and service to the public. 

While there will be no in-person, multi-agency event in Olympia this year, there will be in-person events in Spokane and the Tri-Cities. OFM is also offering several online presentations on state employee benefits and business resource groups, and it will hold these events in partnership with the Seattle Mariners and Tacoma Rainiers.

02/23/2022 SAAM Directive 22A-02 issued February 23, 2022

State revenue projection for 2021–23 increased by $1.45 billion

OLYMPIA – Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2021–23 state budget have increased by about $1.45 billion, according to estimates released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

"Continued strong revenue collections and real estate transactions combined with higher inflation have resulted in an increase in the revenue forecast,” said Steve Lerch, executive director of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

01/28/2022 SAAM Directive 22A-01 issued January 12, 2022

Call for nominations: 2022 Public Service Recognition Awards

Do you know a state employee or manager who consistently excels beyond expectations? In the spirit of recognizing such service, OFM is asking you to nominate state government and higher education employees and teams for one of the awards below. Nominations close Monday, Feb. 28, and awards will be announced on May 4 as part of Public Service Recognition Week.


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