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Forecast

Windmills and a rainbow

Latest Outlook

  • Washington construction and real estate activity are stronger than expected in the February forecast
  • Oil prices are higher and 2015 and 2016 GDP growth are weaker than in February forecast

Four times each year, three state economic and revenue forecasts must be prepared; an official forecast, an unofficial forecast based on optimistic economic and revenue projections, and an unofficial forecast based on pessimistic economic and revenue projections.