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The centerpiece of Gov. Inslee's 2015 legislative agenda, climate change regulation, received its first major hearing yesterday. It was SRO. Gov. Jay Inslee’s sweeping climate-change bill drew hundred…Read more
Tuesday the Tacoma City Council passed a paid sick leave ordinance, which will go into effect in February 2016. The cities of SeaTac and Seattle have previously passed paid sick and safe leave ordinan…Read more
Our partner organization, the Washington Research Council, provides much of the research support (facts and data) for Opportunity Washington. Their work is abundantly reflected in our online research…Read more
Thanks to everyone who expressed their support for the Opportunity Washington: Priorities for Shared Prosperity yesterday. We were delighted with the enthusiastic reception from the men and women atte…Read more
The Washington Research Council today released a policy brief taking an in-depth look at Gov. Inslee's proposed 2015-17 budget. The governor's budget, released last month, proposes a 15 percent increa…Read more
State Treasurer Jim McIntire believes the governor's proposal dips too deep into the state's rainy day fund. The Seattle Times reports: In a letter to Inslee last week, McIntire said he opposed Inslee…Read more