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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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11/20/2018 State revenue projection for 2017–19 increased by $163 million

Revenue forecast for 2019–21 budget increased by $196 million

OLYMPIA – Washington’s projected Near General Fund revenue collections for the 2017–19 state budget have increased by about $163 million, according to estimates released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

“Revenue collections are essentially the same as forecast and the economy is behaving as anticipated, so the latest revisions are relatively small,” said Steve Lerch, forecast council executive director.

11/15/2018 2019–21 tentative agreements now posted online

In accordance with RCW 43.88.583, OFM has posted tentative collective bargaining agreements for the 2019–21 biennium:

The tentative agreements posted are not yet funded and therefore not in effect. If the Legislature funds the agreements in the 2019–21 biennial budgets, they will go into effect on July 1, 2019.

11/06/2018 New support website for HRMS users

WaTech and OFM are very excited to announce the launch of the HRMS Support Hub website, designed to create a user-friendly support experience for our Human Resource Management System (HRMS) professional user community.

10/12/2018 Governor Inslee launches the Complete Count 2020 Census Committee

“The U.S. census count is as American as apple pie, and you can’t make a good pie without the right ingredients. A correct census count gives our state appropriate representation in Congress and our fair share of federal funding.” - Gov. Jay Inslee

10/03/2018 2019–21 collective bargaining agreement status report and submittal
10/03/2018 Governor Inslee to formally launch the state's 2020 Census effort

Governor Jay Inslee will launch Washington’s effort to ensure a fair and accurate census in 2020 on Monday, October 8, 2018, 2–5:30 p.m., at the Brockey Center of South Seattle College. Gov Insleewill open the inaugural meeting of the statewide Complete Count Committee, composed of more than 30 representatives from the private, nonprofit, and public sectors across the state. Under the leadership of former Governor and former Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, the Washington State Complete Count Committee will provide high-level, high-visibility leadership to efforts intended to:

 

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