Tax cuts may be unlikely despite $2.6 billion in additional revenue
Tax cuts uncertain despite $2.6 billion in additional revenue

The Latest News

Cities still lag in road maintenance
Cities still lag in road maintenance
Businesses reflect on lockdown as state plans to reopen
Businesses reflect on lockdown as state plans to reopen
Should state foot bill for GMA planning?
Should state foot bill for GMA planning?
See More News

Features

light bulb
Making the world safer for Washington innovators
Mixed reaction to ferry privatization study
Mixed reaction to ferry privatization study
‘Free Market Destroy’ campaign takes off
‘Free Markets Destroy’ campaign takes off
Housing, GMA legislation possible for 2021
Housing, GMA legislation possible for 2021

Podcasts

Focus 15 Episode 22 - Is Washington's income tax here to stay?
Focus 15 Episode 22 – Is Washington’s income tax here to stay?
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Opportunity For All Coalition President Collin Hathaway about their ongoing lawsuit against the state's capital gains income tax and the likelihood of it getting struck down by the State Supreme Court.
Season 1 Episode 22
Focus 15 Episode 21 - Should Eastern Washington Be A Separate State?
Focus 15 Episode 21 – Should Eastern Washington be a separate state?
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Rep. Bob McCaslin about the concept of a separate state in Eastern Washington and some of the public policy issues driving that movement.
Season 1 Episode 21
Focus 15 Episode 20 - Funding students, not schools
Focus 15 Episode 20 – Changing how we fund education
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Washington Policy Center Education Director Liv Finne about a new approach to education funding that allows families to take the money to whatever school they want, public or private.
Focus 15 Episode 19 - Craft Brew Brotherhood
Focus 15 Episode 19 – Craft Beer Brotherhood
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Washington Beer Commission Executive Director Eric Radovich about the state's craft brew industry.
Season 1 Episode 19
Focus 15 Episode 18 - What will cap-and-trade do to Washington business?
Focus 15 Episode 18 – What will cap-and-trade do to Washington business?
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Sen. Doug Ericksen (R-42) about SB 5126's cap-and-trade program and what it means for the state's business climate.
Season 1 Episode 18
Focus 15 Episode 17 - The new tax you haven't heard about
Focus 15 Episode 17 – The new tax you haven’t heard about
In this episode of the Focus 15, TJ Martinell speaks with Elizabeth Hovde about a new tax on employees you probably haven't heard about. Here's what it is, what it funds and how workers can opt out of it.
Season 1 Episode 17