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UPDATE: After we posted this we found this post from the National Association of Manufacturers' Shopfloor blog that discussed federal carbon tax proposals. It links to a NAM economic analysis. ***** W…Read more
Yesterday we noted this U.S. Chamber of Commerce report on the positive effects of the No Child Left Behind law's requirements for assessment, public reporting of data, and accountability for performa…Read more
The Spokesman-Review agrees with Opportunity Washington: Senate Bill 5715 would have a summary of an initiative’s impact on state revenues, or an estimate of its potential cost, included in the ballot…Read more
The U.S. Chamber reports that academic achievement for disadvantaged students has improved under the No Child Left Behind reforms. The chamber points specifically to requirements for annual assessmen…Read more
Lasting fallout from port slowdown – lost jobs, lost exports – time to rebuild confidence, reputationMarch 19, 2015
Take a minute to read AWB president Kris Johnson's op-ed in the Wenatchee Business World. Although the dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse U…Read more
Seattle heads the list for cities with the fastest growth in high-end incomes in this Brooking analysis of income inequality. As we noted yesterday, poverty ≠ inequality. Still, the Brooking study add…Read more