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Rob McKenna

7 things we learned about the taxpayer-funded Labor Education & Research Center

Recent revelations about the activities of the Labor Education & Research Center (LERC) prove that state funding for this group is completely inappropriate. LERC, hosted at South Seattle Community College, receives funding from the state and from labor unions. A recent report by the Freedom Foundation highlights many questionable activities conducted by the group. While … [Read More]

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State health exchange still adrift, problem-filled

When Obamacare’s initial enrollment period opened in October 2013, the national exchange website was a disaster. As one of the states with its own exchange website, … [Read More]

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A new tool for officials to cover up bad news

If you enjoy following the latest silly trends in government, then you’ve probably already heard about the Genuine Progress Indicator, or GPI. It’s an alternative … [Read More...]

Guest Columnists

Jason Mercier

Senate should put voter-approved tax restrictions into its rules

Now that the 2014 election has been certified we know the official make up of the Legislature. Based on the responses to our supermajority for taxes legislative survey, we also know that the members of the Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) in the Senate support allowing the voters to consider a constitutional amendment to put the five-time voter approved policy into the … [Read More]