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Ralph Thomas, OFM Communications Director
360-902-7607

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

ralph.thomas@ofm.wa.gov

Phone: 360-902-7607

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02/15/2018 State revenue projections for 2017–19 increase by $628 million

Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2017–19 state budget have increased by nearly $628 million, according to estimates released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

“With collections running above the previous forecast and continued positive signs in the underlying economy, we revised the forecast upward,” said Steve Lerch, forecast council executive director.

Today’s forecast is the largest quarterly increase for the state since before the Great Recession.

02/12/2018 Inslee, Murray, Jayapal to be recognized for support of national service
02/09/2018 Arlington mayor: Local governments need to get involved early in 2020 Census planning and outreach

In an op-ed in The Marysville Globe this week, Arlington Mayor Barb Tolbert outlines why her city is engaging early on outreach and data preparation for the 2020 Census:

01/31/2018 Uninsured rate at record low, according to study of ACA impacts
01/26/2018 Allotment instructions and temporary spending authority for 2018 supplemental capital budget
01/24/2018 One Washington Program Blueprint v2

The One Washington program has been busy working with stakeholders in a variety of interviews and workshops.  This work has been summarized throughout version two of the Program Blueprint.  This document is the second of three versions, which describes the timeline and budget for modernizing and improving aging administrative systems and related business processes that are common throughout state government.

 

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