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The question Washington voters should ask themselves before voting on a state income tax this fall is, “Will we be better off with an income… Continue reading
Portions of the new national health-reform law are just now going into effect, but the impact is already being felt. Insurers are warning of higher… Continue reading
President Obama and congressional candidates are tripping over themselves trying to convince voters that they will have a tax plan to soak the rich, help the middle class and jump-start small business.
In the classic children’s story “Alice in Wonderland,” a little girl falls down a rabbit hole and finds herself in a strange world where everything is upside down, where all the rules have changed and peculiar people do inexplicable things.
In the competition for $3.4 billion in education grants under President Obama’s Race to the Top, Washington is near the bottom.
With all the focus on eliminating the Bush tax cuts and spurring the economy, President Obama and Congressional Democrats are tripping over themselves touting their small business tax breaks this election season.
Finding a job is the best substitute for an unemployment check, but as more and more Americans exhaust their jobless benefits, employment opportunities remain sparse.
I suppose we should give the state credit for trying to economize by consolidating its computer systems in one place, but the new Department of Information Services building at the state capitol is raising a lot of questions.
Once again, dozens of wildfires are raging across California, reducing entire forests to cinders and displacing thousands of families.
Just before my father died, I asked him why he kept repeating stories about his childhood and his life. He said, “So you will remember them when I am gone.”
During the next few years, your trusty incandescent light bulbs will become illegal. Didn’t know that?
China is in the midst of a global strategy to move its products to market and obtain the natural resources it needs to fuel its red-hot economy.
If you want a glimpse of what health care will look like under Obamacare, look at what is going on in Massachusetts.
Most people know our $13 trillion national debt is endangering America’s credit rating and pushing the United States closer to bankruptcy
Frustrated by rising workers’ compensation premiums and a political stalemate in Olympia, the people who provide the jobs in our state want change.
Each year, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) publishes a list of the best to worst state tax systems for entrepreneurship and small business.
Longtime Washington lawmaker Sid Snyder had a sense of humor, dignity and respect that permeated the halls of the state capitol for nearly a half century.
Ever since the generators at the Grand Coulee Dam started spinning in 1942, low-cost hydropower has been the key to our economic strength and way of life.
Business owners across our state don’t understand why elected officials are raising taxes and adding costs when employers are struggling to keep stores open, factories running and people working.
When Idaho Gov. Butch Otter published his “Love Letter to Our Neighbors,” he touched off a political firestorm asserting his state is better for business.