SAN FRANCISCO - From bad to worse. That's the short way to sum up Washington state's latest tax revenue forecast.

"Since our last official revenue forecast in November, the state economy has weakened considerably," the state's Economic and Revenue Forecast Council reported Thursday when it released its new forecast, which removed $700 million from the forecast for the current biennium, and more than $2 billion from its forecast for the 2009-11 biennium.

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