Funding Public Services

Adequate funding for public services benefits all Washingtonians. EOI advocates for progressive taxation and cessation of corporate tax breaks in order to fully fund the public services and programs that benefit all of our communities and protect the economically vulnerable.

 

Research Feed

Funding Public Services
Lessons from Washington’s Anemic Recovery from the Great Recession

Lack of Tax Diversity and Austerity Created Budget Shrinkage and Job Loss Lasting a Decade

An Inclusive Economy
Net Worth of WA’s 12 Billionaires Jumped 28% in 3 Months of COVID-19

Meanwhile State and Local Government Services Face Deep Cuts

Funding Public Services
Taxing Employers for Windfall Compensation in the Pandemic

Models already exist to tax obscenely generous compensation

An Inclusive Economy
Progressive Revenues to Rebuild Washington’s Economy

Policymakers must not repeat the mistakes of the Great Recession

Blog Feed

Progressive Tax Reform

June 17, 2020

All-Cuts Budget Will Deepen and Lengthen the COVID-19 Recession

Washington's tax code guarantees more hardship – unless lawmakers enact reforms

Progressive Tax Reform

March 9, 2020

State Government Must Do More to Protect Our Economy from the Virus

How to stop the coronavirus from disrupting our services and destroying small businesses

Progressive Tax Reform

July 15, 2019

Appeals Court Rules Seattle Can Have Income Tax

Supreme Court Will Rule on Progressive Taxation