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In the Media

The Budget & Policy Center helps shape the debate around economic policies – from publishing op-eds to pitching columns and editorials to lending our expertise to articles that cover our policy priorities.

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Racial disparities, poverty the focus of state budget and policy summit.

International Examiner, December 19, 2017

Policy Summit Addresses Need to Advance Equity.

Seattle Medium, December 15, 2017

The Work of Washington State Budget & Policy Center!

Runta News, December 13, 2017

Universal Basic Income & Federally Guaranteed Jobs.

The Other Washington, December 8, 2017

News gleams.

South Seattle Emerald, November 22, 2017

Announcement: Budget Matters 2017 Policy Summit.

International Examiner, November 20, 2017

Episode 39.

Washington State Indivisible Podcast, November 9, 2017

Progressive Rep. Jayapal Rallies Troops Against Trump Tax Plan.

Huffington Post, October 31, 2017

Jayapal takes aim at GOP tax plan.

Queen Anne News, October 31, 2017

Interview with Jared Bernstein.

Spokane Public Radio, October 30, 2017

Former White House official skeptical of the ‘magic math’ of tax cuts.

Spokesman Review, October 27, 2017

Report: Modest Gains for WA Children of Color, But More Work Needed.

Public News Service, October 24, 2017

The American dream suffers…even in booming, glittering Seattle.

Seattle Times, October 22, 2017

Guest Editorial: Help Us on School Funding, Supreme Court. You’re Our Only Hope.

The Stranger, October 20, 2017

The Fragile American Dream.

Seattle Foundation Impact Blog, October 15, 2017

No one should go hungry in our prosperous region.

Seattle Times, October 15, 2017

The work to fully fund education continues.

Kirkland Reporter, October 10, 2017

One race may tip Washington’s state Senate from red to blue.

High Country News, October 10, 2017

Letter to the editor: Farage invite wrong.

Spokesman Review, September 28, 2017

What’s Up with Washington State’s Tax System?

KCTS 9, September 21, 2017

Districts see ‘unsustainable’ special education funding crisis looming.

The Daily News of Longview, September 2, 2017

Not enough and too late: Critics of Washington’s school-funding plan don’t mince words with the Supreme Court.

Seattle Times, August 30, 2017

Ryan’s Boeing Visit Highlights Divisions Over GOP Tax Plan.

Tax Analysts, August 28, 2017

Majority Support Remains: In Our Opinion.

Bainbridge Island Review, August 6, 2017

Commentary: Tax on high incomes will help Seattle and the Asian American community.

Northwest Asian Weekly, August 4, 2017

Local View: Food stamps critical to the disabled, their families.

The Columbian, July 23, 2017

Schools wary of new state budget.

The Columbian, July 12, 2017

As They Screwed Seattle Taxpayers, Lawmakers Slipped In a Tax Cut for Business. Will Inslee Veto It? UPDATE: Yes!

The Stranger, July 7, 2017

It’s not just New Jersey and Illinois — many states are facing budget trouble.

Washington Post, July 7, 2017

Good, Bad, Ugly.

Cascadia Weekly, July 5, 2017

Blue state? Seattle gets rolled in Seattle income tax deal.

Seattle Times, July 5, 2017

How tax cuts for business showed up – quietly – in state budget as homeowner taxes increased.

Seattle Times, July 2, 2017

In Our View: We Can Do Better for Kids.

The Columbian, June 28, 2017

Zero Hour.

Cascadia Weekly, June 28, 2017

Guest Comment: State revenue forecast doesn’t change the facts: Washington state needs equitable new revenue.

Chinook Observer, June 27, 2017

The current political zeal for cutting poverty programs will leave millions of vulnerable children and adults hungry.

Spokesman Review, June 21, 2017

Millions of children living in poverty.

Real Change News, June 21, 2017

We Do the Work.

KSVR Radio, June 20, 2017

State is still underachieving in measures of education.

Yakima Herald, June 20, 2017

Washington Seeing Historic Progress in Kids’ Health Care Access.

South Seattle Emerald, June 14, 2017

Washington families have a lot to lose if ACA goes away.

Seattle Times, June 13, 2017

Kids Count report: Washington state ranks high on health insurance, low on high-school graduation.

Seattle Times, June 13, 2017

Idaho, Washington score well on kids’ health, not so well on education.

Spokesman Review, June 13, 2017

Report: Children’s Health in WA Strong, But Economic Disparities Show.

Public News Service, June 13, 2017

Report: Washington, Idaho struggle with early education.

Moscow-Pullman Daily News, June 13, 2017

Debate: How should we fund education?

KUOW, June 7, 2017

Washington’s dirty little secret.

The Other Washington, May 4, 2017

Taxing the silver age: Property taxes a burden to King County seniors on fixed incomes.

Real Change News, May 3, 2017

Trump’s tax proposal is for himself, not kids.

Learn, Love, Lead, May 3, 2017

Trump plan eliminates Washington state sales tax deduction.

KIRO 7, April 27, 2017

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