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Washington state has a strong economy, but far too many people are not sharing in economic growth. The wealthiest 1 percent of Washingtonians make 24 times more than the other 99 percent. Undoing this income inequality starts with ensuring our state offers good, living-wage jobs that allow people to get ahead.

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Blog Post Washington state’s essential workers deserve relief & real protections By Liz Olson | July 20, 2020

Blog Post Washington is close to making history on long-term care By Liz Olson | April 16, 2019

Blog Post Washingtonians should be paid for the hours they work By Liz Olson | November 29, 2018

Blog Post Families face obstacles to economic security By Julie Watts | October 23, 2018

Blog Post Press release: Washington state again ranks worst in the nation for our state tax code By Melinda Young-Flynn | October 17, 2018

Blog Post Unacceptable. Washington still has the nation’s most inequitable state tax code By Andy Nicholas | October 15, 2018

Blog Post Income gains are not being shared equally By Liz Olson | October 12, 2018

Blog Post Child savings accounts advance economic opportunities for kids and families By Hana Jang | July 02, 2018

Blog Post U.S. Supreme Court decision puts Washington’s economic well-being at risk By Misha Werschkul | June 27, 2018

Blog Post An inclusive economy is essential for all Washingtonians, our economy, and the future progress of our state By Jennifer Tran | December 13, 2017

Blog Post Voters Raise Wages for 730,000 Washingtonians; Federal Changes Could Threaten Washington’s Children and Families By Misha Werschkul | November 10, 2016

Blog Post 2016 Ballot Measures: What’s at Stake By Misha Werschkul | October 20, 2016

Blog Post Raising Incomes for Home Care Workers Would Boost Economy By David Hlebain | September 26, 2016

Blog Post Raising the Minimum Wage Is an Investment in Washington’s Kids By David Hlebain | September 14, 2016

Brief/Report Building a Better Blue Mountain Region September 12, 2016

Brief/Report How Raising Incomes for Low-Wage Workers Boosts the Economy September 01, 2016

Blog Post All Income Growth is Going to the Richest 1 Percent of Washingtonians By Andy Nicholas | June 23, 2016

Blog Post More Washington Kids Have Health Coverage, but Poverty Still a Roadblock By Admin | June 21, 2016

Blog Post Raising the Statewide Minimum Wage to $13.50 Would Boost Local Economies By Misha Werschkul | January 11, 2016

Fact Sheet Three Reasons to Raise the Minimum Wage 2016 January 01, 2016

Fact Sheet Minimum Wage FAQ 2016 January 01, 2016

Blog Post Scraping By Isn’t Enough: What the Poverty Data Doesn’t Show By Elena Hernandez | September 17, 2015

Blog Post Progress in Focus: Declining Economic Security Is a Big Threat for Washingtonians By Lori Pfingst | July 17, 2015

Blog Post The Push for $12 Minimum Wage Advances to Senate By Lori Pfingst | March 31, 2015

Blog Post Washington State Lagging in Key Measures of Progress By Kim Justice | March 24, 2015

Brief/Report Progress Index 2015: Measuring Shared Prosperity in Washington State March 01, 2015

Blog Post What Would Raising the Minimum Wage Do? Find Out in Our New FAQ By Lori Pfingst | February 15, 2015

Blog Post One Hundred Percent of Income Gains Have Gone to the Richest Washingtonians in Economic “Recovery” By Lori Pfingst | January 27, 2015

Fact Sheet Lopsided Income Growth in Washington January 27, 2015

Blog Post Three Reasons to Raise the Minimum Wage in Washington State By Lori Pfingst | January 20, 2015

Blog Post Washington state’s upside down tax system takes a heavy toll on communities of color By Andy Nicholas | January 14, 2015

Blog Post Washington State One of Three States Where Poverty Is Increasing By Elena Hernandez | September 18, 2014

Blog Post Minimum Wage Increase Right for our Economy By Lori Pfingst | January 14, 2014

Blog Post Why the Minimum Wage Debate Matters for Everyone By Lori Pfingst | October 17, 2013

Brief/Report Revenue Trends: Grow the Economy, Create Jobs, and Protect the Middle Class with New Revenue April 01, 2013

Blog Post Weakening the Minimum Wage Not Good for Economy or Workers By Lori Pfingst | January 31, 2013

Blog Post Infographic: Income Inequality is Pulling Washington State Apart By Mike Mitchell | November 15, 2012

Brief/Report In Pursuit of Prosperity: Eight Strategies to Rebuild Washington State’s Economy November 01, 2012

Brief/Report Women, Work, & the Economy: How State Budget Cuts are Hurting All Three February 02, 2012

Brief/Report A Framework for Prosperity 2011 October 24, 2011

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