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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
Tacoma voters will have at least on minimum wage proposal on the November ballot. The News Tribune reports, Pierce County auditor’s staff verified that petitions submitted by the 15 Now Tacoma group c…Read more
The Seattle-based Technology Alliance just released Benchmarking Washington's Innovation Economy. The report compares Washington with 11 other states on key measures of research capacity, entrepreneur…Read more
According to the Seattle Times, budget negotiators are close to agreeing on "the size of the box," how much money the state will spend in the next biennium.Now, after daily meetings this week hosted b…Read more
Stateline just produced an analysis of metropolitan job growth since the recession. Follow the link to the interactive map. The screenshot below tells the Seattle story.According to Stateline, n a doz…Read more