Arun Raha http://kplu.org en Forecast: State revenue projections take another big hit http://kplu.org/post/forecast-state-revenue-projections-take-another-big-hit <p>Washington&rsquo;s budget shortfall has now grown to $5.1 billion over the next two years. That&rsquo;s the estimate from the Governor&rsquo;s office after Thursday&rsquo;s state revenue forecast.&nbsp;</p><p>The state&#39;s chief economist, Arun Raha, predicts the state will collect nearly $800 million dollars less than previously forecast for a variety of reasons.</p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 22:33:35 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 1021 at http://kplu.org Forecast: State revenue projections take another big hit