Progressive Taxation

Democratic Lawmakers Push a Sales Tax Exemption for Low-Income Households

State lawmakers already approved this program in 2008—but then the recession hit. It was never fully funded.

02/07/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Snap Judgment

Should Seattle Eliminate Its ‘Tampon Tax’?

Teresa Mosqueda wants to stop retailers from charging sales tax for menstrual products—and she could take the fight to the state.

12/18/2018 By Anne Dennon

Morning Fizz

A "Two-Way Relationship Between [the] Environment and Inequality"

Caffeinated News featuring a WA state climate change report, a federal parking subsidies report, and a FB fight.

11/18/2014 By Morning Fizz

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Income and Housing Inequality

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/19/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Economics and Ecosystems

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/02/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Seattle Needs Housing

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/01/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Hemp, Housing, and Homelessness

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/30/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Working Democracy

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/25/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Could Quinoa Change the World?

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/24/2014 By Ezra Parter

PUBLICALENDAR

PubliCalendar: Human Chain for a $15 Minimum Wage

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/23/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: City IT Guru Leaving for Kirkland

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring IT, Olympia, and income.

03/26/2014 By Morning Fizz