In this report on major bills from Washington's 2013 Legislative Session, the author finds the points below:
Some political activists promoting universal preschool programs are attempting to convince legislators, business groups and taxpayers that putting every toddler in a tax-subsidized preschool progra
Today’s economy relies on information and communication moving rapidly and seamlessly across a wide variety of devices and mediums.
In this article about medical malpractice in Washington, voters will consider two ballot initiatives that deal with medical liability reform.
Public policy in Washington should focus on assuring access to affordable, high quality health care for all the people of our state. The Certificate of Need program fails to advan
Rising medical liability insurance rates for doctors and other health care professionals has prompted the American Medical Association to label Washington a state in medical liability cri
In this Policy Note, Paul Guppy asserts that paying for health care coverage is one of the fastest-rising costs facing businesses and families in Washington.
In this policy brief by Paul Guppy, the argument is made of the link between "raising costs facing businesses and families in Washington" as well as the heavy government regulations placed upon the
Seattle school administrators are seeking approval of a fourth education levy in two years. Yet, education research shows spending more money will not improve learning for Seattle school children. If the Families and Education Levy is approved, school administrators will likely perceive it as a signal that no fundamental change is needed, and students in Seattle public schools will continue to experience poor educational results and a high drop-out rate.
This Policy Brief is an adaptation of a presentation Liv Finne delivered at Western Washington University’s Woodring College of Education on April 20, 2011.