Originally published on Wed September 18, 2013 3:40 pm
Slow and steady. That’s how Washington’s chief economic forecaster sums up the recovery in state revenues.
Tacoma officials are proposing slashing 217 city jobs over the next two years in order to bridge a looming budget gap of $63 million.
The police and fire departments would both lose 27 officers and two support staff. Other layoffs would result from the restructuring of several city departments.