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House and Senate budget negotiators will move swiftly to close the gap between budget plans separated by more than a billion dollars and a philosophical chasm. And that means that everything is again…Read more
The Washington Research Council offers a quick, easily-understood graph comparing the House and Senate spending plans (reproduced below). The WRC goes into more detail on the revenue provisions of ea…Read more
High tech manufacturing is transforming the economic landscape. Bruce Katz at The Brookings Institution suggests Detroit is becoming the new Silicon Valley (and vice versa). For our state, which liken…Read more
The Brookings Institution offers new insight into the often-overlooked opportunities available in "middle skill" careers. (Blog post here; brief here.) There's been much concern expressed regarding th…Read more
The Puget Sound Regional Council recently released "Stuck in Traffic," a look at the region's transportation performance. (The link is to an easy-to-follow slide presentation.) In The News Tribune, Ma…Read more