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Washington Conservation Voters reports: Governor Inslee announced his 2013-2015 budget. With it, Governor Inslee draws a line in the sand: He has proposed to close the Big Oil tax loophole that gives away $41 million each biennium to out-of-state oil companies! Will you join Governor Inslee in standing up to Big Oil? Add your name […]
The perennial brinkmanship that the Republican State Senate engages in on the State Budget can best be seen as a concerted effort to maintain the most regressive state system in the United States. Please see the chart from Money Magazine, hardly a progressive publication. Essentially, every two years, the Republicans fight to maintain a system […]
“Real entitlement programs are ones where beneficiaries do not contribute, like when we working taxpayers pay bankers hundreds of billions of dollars “interest” on their reserves, or pay for puffed-up and no-bid government contracts or farm and oil subsidies, or pay pharmaceutical companies full retail price instead of negotiating discounts, or “borrow” money from the […]