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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

A look at the impact of tariffs in Washington

What does the ongoing trade war mean for Washington, a state where China is the leading exporter and importer?...Read More

Interview with Sen. John Braun: Washington’s tax structure & priorities next session

Sen. John Braun on tax fairness, differing narratives, and policy priorities....Read More

Interview with Sen. John Braun: Collective bargaining agreements & budget-writing across the aisle

Sen. Braun on how collective bargaining agreements impacted the budget and what it was like working with Ways & Means Chair Sen. Christine Rolfes....Read More

Interview with Sen. John Braun: The 2019-21 Budget

"...broadly, we just spent way more money than we should have. We raised enormous new taxes to do that, and my concern is that this...Read More

Op-ed: Small business owners stand to win big from T-Mobile and Sprint merger

Frank Selden, an attorney in Bothell, Washington, writes in support of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger....Read More

Highlights from the Legislature’s transportation budget

The Legislature passed a $9.98 billion, 2019-21 transportation budget Sunday — the final day of the 2019 session — on a 49-0 vote in the...Read More

The two sides on this session’s Janus bill

Depending on who you talk to, the bill either brings the state into compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus decision from last year, or...Read More