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Paid Family and Medical Leave

October 18, 2019

New Babies Mean New Benefits in 2020

Use Washington's new paid family and medical leave program to take care of children

Higher Education

October 8, 2019

Lawmakers Improve Funding for College Financial Aid

There's still room to do better - half of Washington's middle class gets no help

Health Care Coverage

October 2, 2019

Moving toward Universal Health Coverage

Where we stand today and what the future could hold

Educational Opportunity

September 6, 2019

Stop Treating Black Kids Like Criminals

Educational disparities reflect American biases that perceive people of color as inherently dangerous

A Fair Deal at Work

September 2, 2019

It’s Time to Put the Labor Militancy Back in Labor Day

Washington is working to counter the Trump administration's anti-labor policies

Higher Education

August 22, 2019

Your Legislator May Not Understand How Much College Costs

Many paid 85 percent less for college than Millennials -- and state aid falls far short

Research Feed

Educational Opportunity
College Promise – A Pathway to Greater Equity in Opportunity?

Lessons from across the U.S.

A Fair Deal at Work
Sources of Inequality

The forces behind Washington's growing economic inequality

A Fair Deal at Work
Washington’s Employment Picture

A look at the numbers shows room for improvement

State of Working Washington
Public Higher Education Tuition in Washington

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