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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
The centerpiece of Gov. Inslee's 2015 legislative agenda, climate change regulation, received its first major hearing yesterday. It was SRO. Gov. Jay Inslee’s sweeping climate-change bill drew hundred…Read more
Tuesday the Tacoma City Council passed a paid sick leave ordinance, which will go into effect in February 2016. The cities of SeaTac and Seattle have previously passed paid sick and safe leave ordinan…Read more