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Posts tagged "Arun Raha"
Expect Less: Our application for the position of head of the Revenue Forecast Council

Expect Less: Our application for the position of head of the Revenue Forecast Council

Now that Arun Raha is quitting, Undead Olympia is ready to step and fill in the position of Chief Economist and head of the Revenue Forecast Council. Read more...
Happy Fiscal New Year's Eve! Things are going to be different, right?

Happy Fiscal New Year’s Eve! Things are going to be different, right?

In honor of the coming Fiscal New Year, Legislators traditionally celebrate Fiscal New Year's Eve by ceremonially resting their forearms — exhausted from months of repetitive gouging — and sheathing their blades in storage scabbards bedazzled with the state seal. They say that those who do not learn from the past are destined to become... Read more...
Looking backwards from the future at the next supplemental budget

Looking backwards from the future at the next supplemental budget

The revenue forecast is out. As expected, the news was not good: the only kind of forecast one can ever count on during an Olympia legislative session is a desperately dreary grinding gray drizzle. Read more...