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Senate Republicans form “Tax Watchdog Committee”

Responding to Governor Inslee’s proposal to pull millions from the state’s emergency fund to pay for homeless services, as well as what the caucus is...Read More

Inslee releases supplemental budget, prioritizes reducing homelessness

In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Inslee revealed his supplemental budget proposal heading into the 2020 session. Headlining the budget proposal is $319 million...Read More

L&I announces new state overtime rules

New rules related to overtime protections and the state minimum wage were announced this week by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I)....Read More

I-976 and the multibillion-dollar question

Should I-976 survive the legal challenge headed its way, a multibillion-dollar budget gap will need to be filled. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle...Read More

Unleash the regulatory stranglehold on Washington’s businesses

In his first Inaugural Address on Jan. 20, 1981, President Ronald Reagan noted that growth of government jeopardizes what we as Americans hold to be...Read More

Universal health care work group holds first meeting

Members of a work group directed to provide recommendations to the Washington State Legislature on how to create, implement, maintain, and fund a universal health...Read More

Superintendent Reykdal releases budget priorities

Superintendent Chris Reykdal released his top budget priorities for the 2020 legislative session in the following news bulletin: Increasing equity in school nursing services. Investing in...Read More

New poll finds majority of likely Washington voters support guaranteed overtime pay policy

A new poll from Patinkin Research Strategies shows a majority of likely November 2020 Washington voters support a guaranteed overtime pay policy. The poll, which...Read More

Report: Seattle ranked 12th best “global startup ecosystem”

Startup Genome, an organization that aims to support startup success, recently released its 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report. The report ranks the best startup ecosystems...Read More

Why the next recession may start July 1

Get ready: the next recession could start July 1. Now, let’s be honest: Of course, I don’t know if that’s true now. I can’t foresee...Read More