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As we noted earlier, the state economy appears to be on a positive growth track, with revenues and migration into the state increasing. That's consistent with the story of the national recovery. But a…Read more
The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council's March 11 update contained some good news for the state. In the last three months the Washington economy added 31,600 jobs, a very strong 4.1% rate of growt…Read more
Washington last year became the first state to lose its No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver as a result of failing to include student test scores in teacher and principal evaluations. The Senate has ac…Read more
Here's something that's easily overlooked. When sin taxes get too high, sinners figure out a way to beat the system. Melissa Santos writes in The News Tribune about cigarette taxes. Washington state…Read more