We have a new podcast series: 90 Seconds With the Washington Research Council. Episodes will go up frequently. It covers key topics you can hear in under two minutes. It's budget crunch-time in Olympia. The governor and legislators have until the end of the month to pass a state budget and avoid a government shutdown. Here's a quick overview of where things stand. Links Click here to see our chart tracking the changes in the latest budget proposals. Click here for the House Democrats' most recent budget bills.