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As lawmakers continue to struggle with how to meet the state Supreme Court's McCleary mandate to reduce school districts' reliance on local levies to fund basic education, the levy swap has again gain…Read more
Washington ranks among the nation's "innovation leaders," according to the Consumer Electronics Association inaugural scorecard. (Report pdf here.) As the map below shows, that's a second tier ranking…Read more
As lawmakers anticipate the coming special session, House and Senate budget leaders make their arguments on the op-ed page of the Seattle Times. House Democrats Ross Hunter and Reuven Carlyle, respect…Read more
Lawmakers will not finish their work on time. The House’s budget chairman said Tuesday that Washington lawmakers will not finish their work by Sunday’s deadline and will need a special session to work…Read more
With the state Supreme Court's McCleary emphasis on the uneven role of local levies in school funding, legislative attention to the state-local funding mix was inevitable. We noted earlier that compet…Read more
TRIP, a Washington D.C.-based transportation group, today released a report documenting our state's critical transportation needs. From the press release: According to the TRIP report, “Washington’s T…Read more