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Our Policy Agenda - A Framework for Prosperity

Posted by Tara Lee at Jan 10, 2013 05:10 PM |

We have released Framework for Prosperity, a comprehensive policy agenda for the 2013-2015 biennium. We make specific recommendations for targeted investments that would bring our state closer to providing prosperity for all Washingtonians. We also provide revenue options to help pay for those investments.

The Framework for Prosperity can be found in three sections:

Or click on the image below to download a PDF of the agenda.

Framework for Prosperity

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