I support efforts to legalize gay marriage in Washington State. However, it’s not at the top of my list of priorities. Legalizing gay marriage may drive a wedge into Democratic constituencies and harm efforts to support economic justice, education, and social services. I fear that lawmakers prefer dealing with wedge issues over economic issues.
Republicans in the Congress have lost. They failed to stop the Affordable Care Act from starting up. Every day, more and more people sign up for health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act. And every day, by doing nothing, the hole the republicans have dug for themselves gets deeper and deeper. The numbers in […]
State House Budget Chair Ross Hunter (D, 48th LD) sent out an email today to constituents and supporters. I’m writing to ask for your support to help continue our work: to reform and adequately fund Washington State’s education system, finish the 520 bridge, re-work the state budget so that it is more resilient to economic […]
2013 March Analysis of ERFC Revenue Forecast David Spring M. Ed. March 20, 2013 email@example.com The ERFC has released their March 2013 Revenue Update so it is time once again for an analysis of their forecast. As a reminder, past ERFC forecasts have over-estimated revenue and under-estimated expenditures by billions of dollars. A healthy skepticism […]