What Happens in Olympia

A Guide to Understanding the 66th Legislative Session

From a capital gains tax to action on climate change, these are the bills to watch during the extra long session.

12/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

This Washington

Inslee's Capital Gains Tax Excludes Sale of Investment Homes

The proposed biennial budget plays it safe.

12/13/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Progressive Taxation

Report: Washington State Taxes Are Still the Most Inequitable in the Country

Families who make less than $24,000 a year—the poorest 20 percent of the state—pay an estimated 17.8 percent of their income toward taxes.

10/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine and Christina Ausley

Feature

What Does Capital Gains Tax Opponent Senator Andy Hill Really Have to Gain?

Senator Andy Hill opposes Governor Inslee's capital gains tax proposal. But why?

01/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Gov. Inslee Delivers Populist State of the State Speech

Caffeinated News featuring Gov. Inslee's class conscious State of the State speech.

01/14/2015 By Josh Feit