By tracking the results of different states’ fiscal policies, economists are finding out what kind of economic medicine helps – and harms – job creation. Here’s what they’ve learned:
Recession or not, state lawmakers should be closely watching how they’re spending scarce tax dollars on economic development, to make sure those public investments really pay off. Here are four ways Washington’s legislators can make sure taxpayers are getting the most for their money. 1. More Sunshine: Let taxpayers see the costs and benefits of […]
The attack on Washington’s families and middle class by Senate Republicans and “Road-Kill” Democrats continued in full force yesterday. Conservative senators passed SB 5726, which waters down Seattle’s sick and safe leave ordinance and restricts similar laws that might be passed by other Washington cities in the future.