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New Washington poll shows majority support for raising taxes on the wealthiest households

Results from a new GBAO poll reveal various sentiments surrounding COVID-19 and possible state responses to the economic crisis catalyzed by the pandemic. The poll,...Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Beth Doglio, Special Session, Cascade Care

A special thank you to the Washington Realtors for re-affirming their Event Sponsorship of our fall event, the 2020 Re-Wire Policy Conference! We’ll hold the...Read More

Q&A: Beth Doglio breaks down her agenda for Washington 10

Two-term state representative and congressional candidate Beth Doglio has won endorsements from several unions, environmental groups, and progressive politicians in her bid to capture retiring...Read More

Op-ed: Surviving Shelter in Place

As Washington began to shelter in place, a friend posted on Facebook that one positive trade-off of COVID-19 will be a dip in mass shootings....Read More

Op-ed: Environmental Justice Task Force reveals first draft definition

Hello, There’s More than COVID Going On: Like so many other notable issues in our state, the COVID head count and phase-in this-and-that have bullied...Read More

Legislative Republicans push for June special session

In a virtual news conference yesterday, top Republican legislators rolled out their proposal for a potential June special legislative session. The legislative Republicans who participated...Read More

Op-ed: It’s 2020 and there’s a pandemic, is Governmental Public Health the Community’s Chief Health Strategist?

In 2014 I was the administrator of the Grant County Health District and Paj Nandi sent me the seminal document prepared by Resolve as part...Read More

Op-ed: Is an income tax on special session agenda?

TVW recently interviewed the top budget writers in the Senate about the state’s budget outlook and the possibility of a special session. In one interview,...Read More

Morning Wire: Sen. Rebecca Saldaña, Incumbents who didn’t file, Our “new normal”

First, let me say thank you. I didn’t know what to expect when I announced last week that we were re-shaping our revenue model as a result of...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Rebecca Saldaña lays out the economic recovery she wants to see in Washington State

Senator Rebecca Saldaña represents the 37th Legislative District. She serves as the Deputy Majority Leader and Vice Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. Most recently,...Read More