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Tag: Economic and Revenue Forecast Council

May
13th

First good news of special session? State revenue collections bump up $57.6M above monthly forecast

On the same day Gov. Jay Inslee brought lawmakers to town to end a $1.2 billion budget impasse in special session, new data were released on state revenue collections showing a $57.6 million increase above forecasts for the past month. That amount pushes the gains over the March forecast to $86.4 million cumulatively, but the figures won’t move the needle on budget talks that are moving at glacial speed at the Capitol.

In releasing its monthly tax-collections report on Monday, the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council listed a caveat or two – including that more than half of the good

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