PULLMAN, Wash. – Congressional leaders face a critical deadline next week – they must reach a budget agreement by Dec. 13 or the next round of sequester cuts goes into effect, reducing vital government programs by billions of dollars for the second year in a row.
By Andrew Garber, Seattle Times Olympia bureau OLYMPIA — Officials were stunned to learn Thursday that the state is expected to take in $1.2 billion less in tax revenue than previously thought between now and June 2013, the latest grim result of an economy creeping toward recovery. The bleak forecast means the state […]
( Photos by Becky Phillips, WSU Today) Scores of students and faculty rallied at noon Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Mall to show support for programs and employees that might be cut as a result of impending state budget reductions. At about 1 p.m., the crowd, picket signs in hand, moved east to French […]
Washington State University will lose $151.4 million, about 29 percent of its current state funding base, under a proposed 2009-2011 House budget announced today by Ways and Means Chair Kelli Linville, D-Bellingham. “Hard as it is to imagine, today’s House budget is even more draconian, with a more devastating impact, than the Senate budget […]