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Hours before the House Transportation Committee hearing on the Senate's transportation bills, the Washington Research Council has released its analysis of the Senate legislation. The Senate’s opening…Read more
Washington Roundtable president Steve Mullin and Association of Washington Business president Kris Johnson each went on the road recently - Mullin to Yakima, Johnson to Moses Lake - addressing econom…Read more
The Pew Foundation recently reported the results of a poll testing the public's view of the federal tax system. Unsurprisingly, most people don't like it much. The public sees the nation’s tax system…Read more
Washington comes out pretty well in The Education Trust's new report, The Funding Gap: Too Many States Still Spend Least on Education Students Who Need the Most. Two charts from the report are particu…Read more
A new poll shows 69 percent of Olympia voters favor a $15 minimum wage in the capital city. The poll was conducted Jan. 22-25 by Patinkin Research Strategies, a research firm based in Portland, Orego…Read more
As we noted earlier, the House has scheduled a budget hearing for Friday afternoon. The introduction of the House spending plan moves the Legislature closer to session's end. One question that may not…Read more