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Getting rid of legal financial obligations can protect the economic security of thousands of Washingtonians

New report highlights need to end the inequitable system of fines and fees that disproportionately harms low-income people of color

By - July 14, 2021

Economic Well-Being, Equity, Fines and fees, Poverty & Basic Needs

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 Andy Nicholas, Liz Olson, and Margaret Babayan - July 7, 2021

Budget & Tax Analysis, Capital Gains, Cash Stimulus, Early Learning, Economic Well-Being, Equity, State Budget & Revenue, Working Families Tax Credit

Greater investment in kids needed to help them thrive after the pandemic

New KIDS COUNT report highlights many kids in Washington struggle to meet basic needs

June 21, 2021

Early Learning, Economic Well-Being, Healthy People & Communities, KIDS COUNT, Poverty & Basic Needs

A conversation with the 2020-21 Narver Fellow

By - June 3, 2021

B&PC News

Lawmakers act to balance state tax code by passing capital gains tax

Budget & Policy Center research provided foundation for this policy win

April 25, 2021

Budget & Tax Analysis, Capital Gains, Equity, State Budget & Revenue

Final budget proposal gets Washington state closer to an inclusive economy

Statement from the Washington State Budget & Policy Center

April 24, 2021

B&PC News, Equity, State Budget & Revenue

Pop-up art installation in Olympia supports tax on capital gains

Work features artists from across Washington

By Dujie Tahat - April 20, 2021

B&PC News, Budget & Tax Analysis, Capital Gains, State Budget & Revenue, Working Families Tax Credit

The Working Families Tax Credit to be enacted in Washington state

In an historic win, nearly one in six households will receive an annual Recovery Rebate

April 16, 2021

Cash Stimulus, Economic Well-Being, Equity, Working Families Tax Credit

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