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Slidecast: Washington State's Flawed Revenue System

Posted by Ben Secord at Feb 15, 2013 10:20 PM |
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Our revenue system funds public priorities that the vast majority of Washingtonians value and support. Unfortunately, our current structure fails to keep pace with our growing and changing state and as a result our public education, health and safety systems are suffering. 

In this slidecast presentation, Senior Fiscal Analyst Andy Nicholas breaks down the major flaws with Washington state's revenue system and underscores the need for reform.  

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Legislative Testimony

Senior Budget Analyst Kim Justice recently testified before Senate Ways and Means against a bill that would fund education at the expense of other budget investments. Watch it here. 

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Budget Matters 2013

More than 300 people -- advocates, students, lawmakers, and policy experts joined us for our second annual policy conference. We heard from Heather McGhee, Jared Bernstein, and Governor Inslee.

Click here for video clips, photos, and PowerPoint presentations from the break-out sessions.

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