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In The News Tribune, Jordan Schrader reports that the state has shown progress in improving high school graduation rates. State calculations show 77.2 percent of the class of 2014 graduated from high…Read more
The centerpiece of Gov. Inslee's 2015 legislative agenda, climate change regulation, received its first major hearing yesterday. It was SRO. Gov. Jay Inslee’s sweeping climate-change bill drew hundred…Read more
Tuesday the Tacoma City Council passed a paid sick leave ordinance, which will go into effect in February 2016. The cities of SeaTac and Seattle have previously passed paid sick and safe leave ordinan…Read more
Our partner organization, the Washington Research Council, provides much of the research support (facts and data) for Opportunity Washington. Their work is abundantly reflected in our online research…Read more
Thanks to everyone who expressed their support for the Opportunity Washington: Priorities for Shared Prosperity yesterday. We were delighted with the enthusiastic reception from the men and women atte…Read more
The Washington Research Council today released a policy brief taking an in-depth look at Gov. Inslee's proposed 2015-17 budget. The governor's budget, released last month, proposes a 15 percent increa…Read more