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Economist Peter Gordon offers a clarifying message that sometimes gets overlooked in political discussions. Concerns over poverty are surely justified. But poverty and inequality are not the same thi…Read more
Editorials: House should follow Senate’s lead, use student performance in teacher, principal evaluationsMarch 17, 2015
A couple of strong editorial statements on recovering the state's lost No Child Left Behind waiver. (We wrote about it here.) The News Tribune asks: Will House drop its cowardice, regain school funds?…Read more
In case you missed it. An excellent roundup of legislative issues at cutoff by the government relations team at the Association of Washington Business.…Read more
In November 2013 the Legislature extended aerospace tax incentives as part of a strategy to encourage The Boeing Company to locate wing production and final assembly of the 777X in Washington. The com…Read more
The Columbian reports on where the Legislature stands at it heads toward final days dominated by finding budget for the McCleary school funding requirement. Relying primarily on Southwest Washington l…Read more