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Today Seattle pulls onto the on-ramp en route to a $15 minimum wage. Some minimum wage workers will go to $10/hr; some to $11/hr. (Schedule here.) The University of Washington, which may or may not be…Read more
The House Democrats have released their 2015-17 budget proposal, with more revenue specifics than many had anticipated. Melissa Santos and Jordan Schrader have the story. House leaders said their $38…Read more
Supporters of the Senate Transportation package turned out in force yesterday at the House Transportation Committee hearing in Olympia. The Spokesman-Review reports: A steady stream of business leade…Read more
Hours before the House Transportation Committee hearing on the Senate's transportation bills, the Washington Research Council has released its analysis of the Senate legislation. The Senate’s opening…Read more
Washington Roundtable president Steve Mullin and Association of Washington Business president Kris Johnson each went on the road recently - Mullin to Yakima, Johnson to Moses Lake - addressing econom…Read more
The Pew Foundation recently reported the results of a poll testing the public's view of the federal tax system. Unsurprisingly, most people don't like it much. The public sees the nation’s tax system…Read more