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In today's Puget Sound Business Journal, Washington Roundtable makes the case for investing in higher education. Washington's colleges and universities help create new technologies, companies and even…Read more
Senate transportation leaders just announced a $15 billion 16-year transportation funding plan. Senate majority leaders on Thursday unveiled a $15 billion transportation revenue package that includes…Read more
Settlement reportedly close for West Coast ports negotiations – slowdown underscores importance of transportationFebruary 11, 2015
UPDATE: Maybe not so close. Troubles on the West Coast waterfront are getting worse. Amid an increasingly damaging labor dispute, 29 West Coast seaports which handle about $1 trillion of goods annuall…Read more
Senate Ways and Means Committee hears bill to add fiscal impact information to initiative ballot titleFebruary 11, 2015
The Senate Ways and Means Committee heard testimony on SB 5715 Monday. (TVW coverage here. Testimony on the bill begins at the 15 minute mark.) As the Associated Press reports, The bill, sponsored by…Read more
Today's Seattle Times editorial supporting swift legislative action on a transportation package concludes with the right, strong emphasis. The transportation negotiations under way now in the state Se…Read more