Monthly Archives: May 2011

Yellow Church Update

CWU is still not buying the Yellow Church.

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There’s something in the water

Everyone, seriously,remain calm. CWU is not Laying Off All Adjunct Faculty. What the heck? Where did that one come from? I started hearing that this morning around 10:00 and by 5:00-ish it was coming at me from Olympia. Lets all … Continue reading

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Construction budget is out — and it’s good!

Finally, some good news out of this legislative session. Capital budget is out and it is very good!   Here is the bond bill, the primary fund source for our projects:  http://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/budget/detail/2011/hc1113p.asp. This is the agreed -to version of the budget, and … Continue reading

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Capital budget news conference slated for Weds morning

I overreacted. The news conference at 3:15 was not to detail construction spending, but to announce a sort of agreement to disagree. The House Democrats refused to go for a proposed constitutional amendment lowering the debt limit from 9 to … Continue reading

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It could be worse…

Haggard legislative leaders held a news conference this morning at 10:00 a.m. to announce a compromise version of the biennial budget. Legislators worked through the night and wrapped up around 5:00 this morning. The budget held no surprises. We will … Continue reading

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Brace Yourself

The legislature allegedly have come to agreement on worker’s compensation policy and are prepared to move on the biennial operating budget. Tuesday morning each caucus will receive a briefing on what’s in the budget compromise. After that the bill will … Continue reading

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Transparency in Budget Report for May 18

After 23 days of frustration and fog, today the special session of the legislature seemed to lurch closer to conclusion. Yesterday the House adjourned with no plans to meet again until next Monday. But today representatives were called back for … Continue reading

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