State Relations

January 11, 2012

State’s economic forecaster to resign

Washington’s chief economist, Dr. Arun Raha, announced today that he is resigning after three years effective Jan. 31.

Steve Lerch, who previously served as interim chief economic before Raha came on board, will fill the position temporarily during the search for a replacement.

More details are available from The Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune and PublicCola.