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An improving economy has contributed to increased state revenue collections, as shown by the February 20 revenue forecast. That's how it's supposed to work. What may be more surprising, as the Washing…Read more
Efforts continue in the Legislature to increase the Washington state minimum wage, currently the highest minimum in the nation. Mike Rowe, the popular host of Dirty Jobs, recently posted on one of the…Read more
Evidence of the importance of making real progress in education performance and finance this session continues to accumulate. We also see more indicators of the complexity involved in getting the poli…Read more
People lined up in Olympia yesterday to participate in a Senate hearing on a bipartisan transportation proposal announced last Thursday. The $15 billion package does a number of good things. Most not…Read more