Tag Archives: revenue

AUDIO: Drop in state revenue forecast highlights need for cautious approach in new state budget

By tracyellis | Published on March 20, 2023

A drop in state revenue highlights need for a cautious approach in the new state budget according to the lead Senate Republican budget writer.

Kimberly Wirtz reports.

SRC On Air: Sen. Hawkins talks with 12th District radio stations KOHO in Wenatchee and KOZI in Chelan

By tracyellis | Published on March 23, 2021

Sen. Brad Hawkins discusses the virtual session, the positive revenue forecast, an income tax on capital gains, budgets, and the governor’s executive powers.





KOHO 101 Morning Show


KOZI Morning News

AUDIO: 20th District Legislative Update

By tracyellis | Published on March 18, 2021

Listen to this 20th District Legislative Update with Senator John Braun.

Topics: getting kids back to school, positive revenue forecast, status of the income tax on capital gains

SRC On Air: Sen. Brad Hawkins on KPQ Radio in Wenatchee

By tracyellis | Published on 

Sen. Brad Hawkins talks to Kevin Rounce and Kalie Drago on the KPQ Morning Report about the latest revenue forecast, the income tax on capital gains, federal stimulus funds, and state budgets.

SRC On Air: Sen. John Braun on KELA radio in Centralia

By tracyellis | Published on 

Senate Republican Leader John Braun on Let’s Talk About It on KELA radio discussing higher than expected revenue projections, the income tax on capital gains, the high tax fuel standard, cap and tax, access to democracy and more.

Positive revenue forecast doesn’t reduce need for special legislative session, says Braun

By tracyellis | Published on November 18, 2020

Our state is now collecting enough revenue to avoid major cuts and tax hikes.

Does that mean it’s time for government to use money that’s already in hand to help businesses devastated by Governor Inslee’s COVID restrictions?

Tracy Ellis tells us that at least one lawmaker says – YES, YES IT DOES.