Monthly Archives: September 2011

Timing crucial for special legislative session

Last year when the legislature convened outside of regular session to cut the budget, they simply met during “interim assembly.”  Lawmakers meet twice outside of regular session, once in Sept. and again in the first week of Dec.  Made sense … Continue reading

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Budget Deja Vu

It seems like just a few months ago we rewrote the state budget–and now we may need to do so again. The governor is expected to announce this morning that she’ll call lawmakers back to Olympia after the Nov. revenue … Continue reading

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The Method Behind the Moving Madness

You may feel that you lost more than a couple of months if you’re just returning to campus and can’t find the people you’re looking for. Over the summer our hard-working facilities staff moved more than 100 people–with about 15 … Continue reading

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Return of the Briefing Room

At last the flurry of budgetary and legislative festivities has pressed me back into service. The Chautauqua! The Revenue Forecast! Interim Assembly! Redistricting!  It’s a political nerd’s field day (month). And what of all of the stuff going on in … Continue reading

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