Chasing South Carolina: For Boeing and Washington state, it’s a race to the bottom

Some industry observers and elected officials conclude that Washington state should weaken unions, to “compete.” There’s something creepy about this.

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Four ways Washington lawmakers can spend our tax dollars more wisely

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

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Four new economic development policies to help us recover from the recession

Guest post by Stan Sorscher (cross-posted from Huffington Post) Let’s look at public policies for economic development that help us recover from the recession. In one view of economic development, the role of government is to “make business succeed.” In

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