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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
The Washington Research Council has released a podcast and policy brief examining the impacts of paid sick leave policies. The WRC concludes: Ultimately, policies like mandatory paid sick leave limit…Read more
With a strong bipartisan 41-8 vote, the Senate has passed SB 5715, a measure that would require ballot initiatives to include fiscal impact information. The Associated Press reports, It seeks to inc…Read more