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Blog Post New reforms bring balance and equity to state’s tax code and economy Capital gains wealth tax, Working Families Tax Credit, and investments in kids will boost recovery, enhance quality of life By - July 7, 2021

Blog Post Dismal economic forecast shows need for bold investments Cutting public supports will only make things worse By - June 18, 2020

Blog Post Stronger local tools are needed to address homelessness King County payroll tax option is a good start, but more revenue is needed By - February 13, 2020

Blog Post Lawmakers should build on governor’s 2020 budget proposal A short session and election-year politics shouldn’t get in way of prioritizing communities By - January 16, 2020

Blog Post How Washington’s tax code can help advance racial justice Reforming our inequitable tax code would help undo the damage of generations of racist policies, new brief shows By - October 3, 2019

Blog Post A small bright spot in Washington’s tax code We’re smarter than many states when it comes to senior property tax exemptions By - July 26, 2019

Blog Post Senate leaders push for a better tax code Tax reform proposal would improve tax equity in Washington state By - April 11, 2019

Blog Post Predatory investors are trying to rip off Washington state Proposal to give tax subsidies to out-of-state investment firms is a bad idea By - March 23, 2019

Blog Post Taxing capital gains helps repair economic racism Proposal would push back against white control of wealth By - March 5, 2019

Blog Post Capital gains tax would almost exclusively be paid by millionaires, billionaires Proposal would ensure ultra-wealthy pay their share to invest in our communities By - February 15, 2019

Blog Post Unacceptable. Washington still has the nation’s most inequitable state tax code Transformative changes are needed to create a tax code that works for everyone By - October 15, 2018

Blog Post I-1631 invests in what matters Clean air, thriving communities, and good jobs far outweigh pollution fee’s costs By - October 5, 2018

Blog Post Yes on I-1631: An inclusive approach to building healthier communities By - July 18, 2018

Blog Post Why it’s time to ditch Washington’s harmful property tax restriction By - September 1, 2017

Blog Post Revenue Package Not Built to Last Over the Long Term By - July 12, 2017

Blog Post Three Reasons Why a New Tax Break for Manufacturers Is Bad for Washington State By - July 3, 2017

Blog Post Hedge Funds vs. Mom-and-Pops: The Truth about Small Businesses and Closing the Capital Gains Tax Break By - April 27, 2017

Blog Post Lack of a State Capital Gains Tax Means Wealthiest 1 Percent Get a Huge Tax Break in Washington State By - April 19, 2017

Blog Post The House Revenue Plan Shows How to Make Smart, Long-term Investments in Communities By - April 14, 2017

Blog Post House Democrats’ Budget Shows What Our State Can Achieve by Cleaning Up the Tax Code By - March 30, 2017

Blog Post Don’t Let the Talking Points Fool You: Senate Republicans’ Budget Proposal Is a House of Cards By - March 23, 2017

Blog Post Tax Reform Can’t Wait, New Revenue Forecast Shows By - March 16, 2017

Blog Post Washington Should Invest in Thriving Communities Instead of Paying Out Special Interest Tax Breaks By - March 14, 2017

Blog Post Our New Revenue Reform Plan Would Hold Lawmakers Accountable to Communities By - February 27, 2017

Blog Post Creating a Safeguard Rebate Is Key to Equitable Property Tax Reform By - January 27, 2017

Blog Post It’s time to strengthen our property tax code to invest in schools By -

Blog Post A Look at How the Governor’s Budget Invests in Progress By - December 16, 2016

Blog Post Governor Proposes Bold Plan to Invest in Kids, Clean Up Tax Code By - December 13, 2016

Blog Post McCleary Reality Check: Legitimate Solutions Required to Fully Fund Schools By - September 23, 2016

Blog Post Slight Boost in Projected Tax Revenues Won’t Fix School Funding Crisis By - September 21, 2016

Blog Post Funding Schools for Washington’s Kids Can’t Be Done through Property Tax Gimmicks By - September 7, 2016

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

Blog Post Senate Budget Includes Massive Tax Giveaway to Giant Media Corporations By - March 16, 2016

Blog Post Final Budget Must Offer Solutions, Not Gimmicks, to Strengthen Economy By - March 1, 2016

Blog Post Essential Revenue Reforms Lose Out to Short-Term Needs in House Budget By - February 22, 2016

Blog Post Corporate Tax Break Accountability Proposals are Good for Washington’s Economy By - February 19, 2016

Blog Post Declining Revenue Projections Show It’s Time for Policymakers to Get Serious about Meeting Washington’s Needs By - February 17, 2016

Blog Post With I-1366 Ruled Unconstitutional, It’s Time for Lawmakers to Focus on Improving Schools By - January 21, 2016

Blog Post Investment in Washington State Residents And Communities Still Far Below Needs By - January 8, 2016

Blog Post Trimming Tax Breaks to Invest in Teachers a Good Start; More Investments Needed to Strengthen Economy By - December 17, 2015

Blog Post New Infographic: Why I-1366 Is Bad For Washington State By - October 9, 2015

Blog Post Battle Over I-1366 Shifts To November Ballot By - September 4, 2015

Blog Post I-1366 Lawsuit Headed to Washington State Supreme Court By - August 14, 2015

Blog Post Eyman Initiative Aims to Create Endless Gridlock By - July 14, 2015

Blog Post Requiring Greater Accountability for Boeing Tax Breaks Should Remain a Priority By - April 23, 2015

Blog Post Volatility Claims for Capital Gains Reform Are Overblown By - March 23, 2015

Blog Post Bill to Improve State Tax Break Transparency Receives Public Hearing By - February 20, 2015

Blog Post Infographic: Why Taxing Capital Gains Would Be Good for Washington State By - February 10, 2015

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