Photo credit: Mr. Wilcox’s Legislative Office website
“The governor announced Sept. 22 she will call for a 30-day special session of the Legislature beginning Nov. 28 to address the states budget shortfall. Last week, the states chief economist reported that revenues are still expected to be greater in the current budget cycle than the last. However, the 2011-13 budget passed in May by the Legislature exceeds the latest revenue projections by $1.27 billion.
Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, said he agrees with the need for a special session before January to balance the budget sooner and provide certainty to state government programs and services.”
Read more from Rep. Wilcox’s Press Release out today.