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Blog Post New federal bill to mitigate COVID-19’s economic impact: Three things for Washingtonians to know It’s a step forward, but plan is inadequate and excludes important members of our communities By - March 27, 2020

Blog Post Budget compromise leaves unfinished business on tax reform Statement: Budget can’t support community priorities without fixing the tax code By - April 27, 2019

Blog Post Why are lawmakers being shortsighted with community investments? Wrong-headed ‘austerity mindset’ won’t build a strong foundation for the future By - April 18, 2019

Blog Post Senate leaders propose two crucial policies to rebalance the tax code Capital gains, Working Families Tax Credit proposals are the right move. Now budget writers must invest in key services By - March 29, 2019

Blog Post Budget & Policy Center applauds House budget proposal House budget would smartly fund schools and child care with capital gains proposal By - March 25, 2019

Blog Post It’s time to move Washington state forward With the elections over, lawmakers need to focus on investing in thriving communities By - November 7, 2018

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

Blog Post Threats to food assistance in Farm Bill could harm thousands of Washington households By - April 5, 2018

Blog Post House budget smartly proposes capital gains tax, but ignores Supreme Court’s order to fund schools this year By - February 20, 2018

Blog Post Senate budget proposal makes key necessary investments, but paying for tax cuts with rainy day funds would undercut state’s long-term fiscal health By - February 19, 2018

Blog Post President Trump’s budget won’t strengthen the economy. It will harm Washington state By - February 12, 2018

Blog Post State legislators should focus on advancing shared prosperity during 2018 legislative session By - January 5, 2018

Blog Post Washington’s Representatives must reject tax bill that would devastate the middle class and our state economy By - December 2, 2017

Blog Post Supreme Court’s McCleary Decision Shows that Lawmakers Should Clean Up Tax Code to Invest in Schools By - November 15, 2017

Blog Post Governor’s Veto of Unnecessary, Short-Sighted Tax Giveaway Is the Right Move for Washington’s Future By - July 7, 2017

Blog Post Last-Minute, Makeshift Budget Misses Opportunity to Fix Upside-Down Tax Code By - June 30, 2017

Blog Post State Revenue Forecast Doesn’t Change the Facts: Washington State Needs Equitable New Revenue By - June 20, 2017

Blog Post State and Federal Proposals to Cut Funding for Women’s Health Would Decrease Family Economic Security By - June 19, 2017

Blog Post President’s Budget Would Harm Washingtonians, Leave State on the Hook for Massive Costs By - May 23, 2017

Blog Post Statement on President Trump’s Tax Proposal By - April 27, 2017

Blog Post Senate Republican Budget Proposal Puts Washington’s Economic Future on Shaky Ground By - March 21, 2017

Blog Post In Every Corner of the State, Washingtonians Rely on the Affordable Care Act for their Health By - January 20, 2017

Blog Post Hundreds of Thousands of Washingtonians Would Lose Health Coverage with Federal Affordable Care Act Repeal By - December 9, 2016

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

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