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Opportunity Washington identified health care as one of the state's fastest-growing employment sectors. The largest increase in jobs over the past 15 years came in health services ...which grew by 43…Read more
One of Opportunity Washington's three guiding priorities is Connect: CONNECT: Create an efficient, multimodal transportation system that links Washington’s communities to each other and the world. …Read more
The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee has scheduled a public hearing on two good workers' compensation bills for Wednesday, February 4, at 1:30 p.m. (Always subject to change, you know.) The bills a…Read more
The Everett Herald editorial board today endorsed Opportunity Washington: Priorities for Shared Prosperity in an editorial that put our research report on the recommended reading list for city, count…Read more
The Columbian editorial board provided a strong defense of common core standards today. The editorial noted that both the state Republican and Democratic party organizations passed resolutions opposin…Read more
In The News Tribune, Jordan Schrader reports that the state has shown progress in improving high school graduation rates. State calculations show 77.2 percent of the class of 2014 graduated from high…Read more