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Uber, SEIU 775 pushing for portable benefits system

Three business leaders have announced a set of shared principals on how to create a portable benefits system for gig economy workers. Uber CEO Dara...Read More

Sen. Nelson says major tax reform won’t happen in 2018 session

Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson says not to expect any major tax system changes during this legislative session. Yesterday morning, during a Democratic leadership press...Read More

Behind the scenes on the Hirst, Capital Budget deals

Last week’s big news that the logjam finally broke on legislation to address the Hirst decision meant that Washington State would also get a capital...Read More

Washington lawmakers fight to protect marijuana industry

In response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s announcement rescinding the Cole Memo in January, Washington lawmakers have sponsored a bill that would put a roadblock...Read More

Capital budget floor action planned for this week, Hirst negotiations threaten to slow it down

With the passing of Hirst related bill SSB 6091 out of committee, and planned floor action on the capital budget scheduled for either Wednesday or Thursday...Read More

Renewable Energy Group officially withdraws prior shoreline permit application reaffirming commitment to not pursue crude oil

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced today the company has formally withdrawn the Imperium Terminal Services shoreline permit application with the City of Hoquiam. The permit...Read More

Morning Wire: Slade Gorton, Steve Hobbs, Bruce Chandler

Thanks to the 250 folks that joined our first Re-Wire Policy Conference last week!  With 25 legislators with us – as well as some of...Read More

Nick Hanauer: Amazon should face anti-trust scrutiny

Nick Hanauer, co-founder and partner in venture capital firm, Second Avenue Partners joined us at the 2017 Re-wire Policy conference as our morning keynote speaker....Read More

Inslee’s supplemental budget: school funding, mental health services, and an upcoming carbon pricing plan

In a press conference on Thursday, Governor Inslee laid out the details of his proposed 2018 supplemental budget. Funding basic education was a key priority...Read More

Seattle Mayor calls income tax appeal a “long shot”

During a Facebook Live interview yesterday with the Seattle Times, new Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan was asked about the decisive ruling by King County Superior Court Judge John Ruhl...Read More