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Feb. 6th Budget Beat Call: The Minimum Wage

Posted by taral at Jan 30, 2014 04:55 PM |
Filed under: Budget Beat

Join us for the next Budget Beat call on Thursday, February 6th from noon to 12:30 p.m. We will be joined by Rep. Jessyn Farrell, who recently introduced a proposal to increase the state's minimum wage to $12/hour by 2017.

Our Research Director, Lori Pfingst, will help us unpack who stands to benefit from an increase and will address some common arguments against raising the minimum wage.

Register here.

We host the Budget Beat to bring you important updates from Olympia, timely policy analysis, and useful resources to keep you informed and help you make an impact.

Click here for an archive of previous Budget Beat calls. 

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Budget Beat is Back With Jordan Schrader of TNT

Posted by bens at Jan 10, 2014 05:00 PM |
Filed under: Budget Beat

Join us for the first Budget Beat call of the 2014 legislative session on Friday, January 17th, from noon to 12:30 p.m. Jordan Schrader of the Tacoma News Tribune will be on the call to help us preview what to expect this year in Olympia.

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About Budget Beat

During the legislative session we'll be hosting regular calls to bring you important updates from Olympia, timely policy analysis, and useful resources to keep you informed and help you make an impact. 

On each call we:

  • Provide legislative updates and breaking news from Olympia
  • Highlight a relevant policy issue or legislative proposal
  • Encourage participants to share information, resources and upcoming events

Click here to register for the next Budget Beat call: Friday January 17th, noon to 12:30 p.m.

Check out our Budget Beat page with archives of past calls and additional resources.
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Our Seattle Policy Summit

You can watch our Budget Matters 2017 Seattle Policy Summit, which took place on December 6, online. The first part of the day (watch here) featured Washington State Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib and Race Forward President Glenn Harris. The second part of the day (watch here) featured Budget & Policy Center Senior Policy Analyst Jennifer Tran, and a panel of local leaders moderated by Michael Brown of the Seattle Foundation. 

Our Policy Priorities

Washington state should be a place where all our residents have strong communities, great schools, and the chance for a bright future. Our 2017-2019 Legislative Agenda outlines the priorities we are working to advance to build a better Washington.

Testimonies in Olympia

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We're in Olympia throughout the 2018 legislative session to testify in support of bills that advance our legislative priorities. Watch our testimonies on TVW: