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John Burbank: Reducing Social Security benefits isn’t ‘responsibility’
The inside-the-beltway crowd is sneaking up on us again. You may have picked up on some news regarding the “National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.” | More
Will business owners pay state income tax?
Of Washington tax filers claiming net business income from a sole proprietorship, S-corporation and/or partnership, only 10.6% show an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of more than $200,000. And since 85% of high-income returns are filed jointly, a substantial proportion of those tax filers would be exempt from state income tax on AGI up to $400,000/year. | More
How will property tax reductions affect business and property owners?
Initiative 1098 includes a 20% across-the-board cut in the state portion of the property tax levy, which will reduce property taxes for both businesses and individuals that own property. This will benefit the 2/3 of Washington households that own their homes, as well as businesses of all sizes owning property. | More
Save the Date: EOI’s Fall event is coming!
Please mark your calendars, and look for online registration to begin in September. | More
Hot off the Blog: Support for paid sick days extends across the political spectrum
A recent survey asking Americans about their support for paid sick days revealed surprising results. | More
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February 15, 2023
Podcast: Getting to Lower Health Care Costs in Washington
EOI's Sam Hatzenbeler joins Washington's Indivisible Podcast to discuss our state's health care costs crisis and what the legislature can do to solve it
February 10, 2023
Thirty years of FMLA, how many more till we pass paid leave for all?
The U.S. is overdue for a federal paid leave policy
January 25, 2023
Top 5 Fixes for High Health Care Prices
High health care costs are driving Washington workers and families over the edge