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KIDS COUNT: Invest in assets to build economic security for kids of color

State lawmakers should fund the Communities of Concern Commission

By - February 13, 2020

Economic Well-Being, Equity, Healthy People & Communities, KIDS COUNT

It’s time for a statewide Child Savings Account program

CSAs can help put more kids on track for success in education

By - February 5, 2020

Economic Well-Being, Education, Equity, Postsecondary Ed, Wealth & Opportunity

All taxpayers should be eligible for the Working Families Tax Credit

Including Individual Tax Identification Number filers in the credit is paramount

By Margaret Babayan, policy analyst, and Emily Vyhnanek, Working Families Tax Credit coalition manager - February 3, 2020

Economic Well-Being, Equity, State Budget & Revenue, Working Families Tax Credit

Progressive taxation can advance gender equity

Our tax code harms women and nonbinary people; lawmakers can change that

By Margaret Babayan and Andy Nicholas - January 30, 2020

Budget & Tax Analysis, Capital Gains, Equity, Poverty & Basic Needs, Working Families Tax Credit

The Working Families Tax Credit can help reduce housing cost pressure

Policymakers can increase housing stability for Washingtonians this session

By - January 30, 2020

Economic Well-Being, Poverty & Basic Needs, Working Families Tax Credit

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 Andy Nicholas, senior fellow, and Margaret Babayan, policy analyst - January 16, 2020

Budget & Tax Analysis, Equity, Legislative Agenda, State Budget & Revenue

The number of Washingtonians without insurance is growing

State legislation aims to reverse a problematic trend in health care access

By - December 4, 2019

Healthy People & Communities

A path forward to a new Washington economy

Building a sustainable, equitable economy that creates shared economic well-being

November 7, 2019

Economic Well-Being, Equity, Healthy People & Communities

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