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It's late in the session, but Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn thinks there's still time to throw a new education budget on the table. His plan landed heavily yesterday, as the Seattle…Read more
A little more good news for state budget writers came in the latest monthly revenue report from the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. Major General Fund-State revenue collections for the March 11…Read more
This evening's House Transportation Committee meeting is expected to set the stage for successful negotiations to resolve the differences between the two chambers approaches to a comprehensive transpo…Read more
House Democrats today released their proposal for a comprehensive transportation package. Here are the documents, including a quick overview balance sheet. Jordan Schrader reports: Democrats who contr…Read more
Washington Retail Association president Jan Teague has an insightful op-ed in the Everett Herald, pointing out the likely consequences of a 50-cent hike in the state cigarette tax. The tax won't rais…Read more