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The Tax Foundation's new report on "tax expenditures" is a good contribution to the ongoing tax policy discussion engaging policymakers across the country. The Tax Foundation focuses on federal tax ex…Read more
As we have written, By 2020, 70 percent of Washington jobs will require postsecondary education or training. Preparing our students for these opportunities requires high-quality education at every lev…Read more
We just saw this video and were struck by the poise and wisdom of these two student members of the Washington State Board of Education. One line on the tests: "In life, we're not always going to be a…Read more
The Business Climate blog reports today on the finalists for the University Economic Development Association's "Awards of Excellence." As Business Climate's Bill McMeekin writes,The presence of a high…Read more
Northwest Seaport Alliance: A “bold collaboration” between marine cargo divisions of Seattle & Tacoma portsAugust 5, 2015
The agreement reported yesterday looks like good news for the state's marine trade. The port commissions of Seattle and Tacoma voted unanimously Tuesday to form the Northwest Seaport Alliance, unifyin…Read more
The City of Spokane is challenging a "worker bill of rights" initiative filed by Envision Spokane. The Inlander reports,The Worker Bill of Rights would guarantee a living wage for most employees of la…Read more