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An Inclusive Economy

May 6, 2019

Why most Washington workers won’t be ready for the next (inevitable) recession

Decades of meager wage growth, cost-of-living increases and an unjust tax system make it impossible to get ahead

Health Care Coverage

May 1, 2019

Cascade Care Passes the Legislature!

Affordable health care is coming to Washington State

Inclusive Health Access

April 25, 2019

Washington Hospitals Say 30 Percent Profit Isn’t Enough

Cascade Care would reduce profits from gargantuan to large

K-12 Education

April 24, 2019

We’re Number 2!

Washington pays teachers 31.6% less than similarly educated professionals.

Inclusive Health Access

April 23, 2019

Worried About Medicare for All, Insurers Are Stockpiling Your Money

They're making record profits, but not lowering premiums

Retirement Security

April 22, 2019

For first time in years, Congress actively planning to improve Social Security

2019 Trustees Report shows strong bottom line, low cost

Research Feed

State of Working Washington
Unemployment and underemployment

A look at the numbers shows there's still room for improvement

State of Working Washington
Wages vs. Productivity

For most Washington workers, wages have barely budged in 40 years, despite productivity gains

State of Working Washington
Public Higher Education Tuition in Washington

State budget cuts have pushed the cost of college out of reach