Tax cuts may be unlikely despite $2.6 billion in additional revenue
Tax cuts uncertain despite $2.6 billion in additional revenue
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?
Wenatchee fights for vital transportation project funding
Wenatchee fights for vital transportation project funding
Attorney General asks court to dismiss capital gains tax lawsuit
Attorney General asks court to dismiss capital gains tax lawsuits
Bellevue partnership bridges gap between developers, city
Bellevue partnership bridges gap between developers, city
Businesses urge increased residential construction to ease Bellevue’s growing pains
Businesses urge increased residential construction to ease Bellevue’s growing pains
Reckoning may come on Inslee’s vetoes
Reckoning may come on Inslee’s vetoes
How pandemic could change education funding
How pandemic could change education funding
Preventing future raids on infrastructure loan fund
Preventing future raids on infrastructure loan fund
Discontent lingers over seasonal overtime pay regulations
Discontent lingers over seasonal overtime pay regulations
Washington’s coming energy reliability crisis
Washington’s coming energy reliability crisis
DNR purchases active forestland to generate revenue
DNR purchases active forestland to generate revenue
State high court examines bank tax
State high court examines bank tax
Federal prescribed burn bill unveiled
Federal prescribed burn bill unveiled
Second lawsuit filed against new income tax
Second lawsuit filed against new income tax
Amazon donates $1.4 million for Bellevue parks, neighborhoods, low-income families
Amazon donates $1.4 million for Bellevue parks, neighborhoods, low-income families
WSTC and forecasting the future of transportation
WSTC and forecasting the future of transportation
Inslee draws bipartisan flak for line-item vetoes
Inslee draws bipartisan flak for line-item vetoes
Sleight of hand: Inslee signs conflicting broadband bills
Sleight of hand: Inslee signs conflicting broadband bills
Legal challenge underway to largest campaign finance fine in history
Legal challenge underway to largest campaign finance fine in history
Workers can opt out of a new state payroll tax
Workers can opt out of a new state payroll tax
Does federal eviction moratorium apply in Washington?
Does federal eviction moratorium apply in Washington?
520 toll rate increase expected
520 toll rate increase expected
Transportation, emergency powers issues increase likelihood of special legislative session
Transportation, emergency powers issues increase likelihood of special legislative session
Legislature puts hold on future raids of public works account, with caveat
Legislature puts hold on future raids of public works account, with caveat
Bellevue steps up public safety measures following 2020 destruction, looting
Bellevue steps up public safety measures following 2020 destruction, looting
New laws pushing rental homes off market, landlord warns
New laws pushing rental homes off market, landlord warns
Inslee signs income tax bill
Inslee signs income tax bill
One million residents could face double-digit insurance rate increases
One million residents could face double-digit insurance rate increases
I-5 Bridge replacement could take years, depending on design
I-5 Bridge replacement could take years, depending on design
Paine Field eyed for next major airport
Paine Field eyed for next major airport
First lawsuit filed against state income tax
First lawsuit filed against state income tax
Increased spending, taxes, sweeping legislation cleared this session
Increased spending, taxes, sweeping legislation cleared this session
2021 Legislative Roundup
2021 Legislative Roundup
Forward Washington comes to a halt
Forward Washington comes to a halt
House passes capital gains income tax
House passes capital gains income tax
“Mobility 21” plan unveiled to relieve traffic congestion
“Mobility 21” plan unveiled to relieve traffic congestion
New modeling shows cap-and-trade bill could spike gas prices
New modeling shows cap-and-trade bill could spike gas prices
Legislature on verge of approving local infrastructure financing tool
Legislature on verge of approving local infrastructure financing tool
House Finance passes capital gains tax bill
House Finance passes capital gains tax bill
Aviation loan board bill finally clears legislature
Aviation loan board bill finally clears legislature
Lawmaker: Wildfire bill one of the ‘most important’ passed this session
Lawmaker: Wildfire bill one of the ‘most important’ passed this session
Rumblings over policy issues could prompt special session
Rumblings over policy issues could prompt special session
Study: Washington saw highest revenue growth during pandemic
Study: Washington saw highest revenue growth during pandemic
“Poison pill” amendments could kill LCFS bill
“Poison pill” amendments could kill LCFS bill
Broadband authority bill clears Senate
Broadband authority bill clears Senate
Budget negotiations continue, along with tax opposition
Budget negotiations continue, along with tax opposition
Mixed reaction to Forward Washington’s RUC provision
Mixed reaction to Forward Washington’s RUC provision
Bellevue lands projects in transportation package
Bellevue lands projects in transportation package