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April 5, 2013 at 2:02 PM

Governor’s budget office questions Senate budget proposal

OLYMPIA — The governor’s budget office sent the Senate a lengthy list of concerns about the spending plan it rolled out on Wednesday, questioning cuts to social services as well as how much money the proposal assumes will be saved by making government more efficient. The Republican-led Senate is expected to vote…


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January 9, 2013 at 1:34 PM

Gov.-elect Jay Inslee appoints budget director

Gov.-elect Jay Inslee has appointed a veteran legislative budget writer to head the state Office of Financial Management. David Schumacher, former staff director for the state Senate Ways and Means Committee, will be Inslee’s budget director. He will replace Gov. Chris Gregoire’s budget director, Stan Marshburn, who is retiring. Marshburn was filling in for Marty Brown, who…


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