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The Governor’s Office knew they would run out of Unemployment Benefits in May and didn’t say anything about it

knew on May 1st that the Employment Trust Fund balance would be eventually depleted but did not admit this publicly until June 30th.

Prompted by an article published by Washington Policy Center (WPC) on May 1st, Senator Christine Rolfes, who serves as Chair on the Senate Ways and Means committee responsible for overseeing the state budget, forwarded the WPC article to the Governor’s office for cla...