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Silicon Valley techies look to Seattle ; Washington acts to expand tech opportunities in the schoolsJune 11, 2015
Gene Balk examines real estate search data from Redfin and learns that Seattle's hot housing market still looks attractive to one group.The online real-estate brokerage Redfin recently reported a surg…Read more
A pair of Seattle City Councilmembers have introduced a rent control resolution. Currently, state law preempts local governments from imposing rent controls, but the idea has gained some local support…Read more
A national coalition of major employers endorses Congressional passage of Trade Promotion Authority. The coalition, which includes the Washington Roundtable, urges swift action.Business organizations…Read more
As most people expected, the state Supreme Court agreed to wait until lawmakers complete their work before they evaluate it. The order makes clear that the justices expect progress and will demand acc…Read more
UPDATE The Associated Press says that reports of a budget deal were premature. Weekend reports confirm that budget negotiators have agreed on the spending level for the state's 2015-2017 biennial budg…Read more