Economic Justice Taxation Washington State Politics

Estate Tax Fix in Place, More Revenue Needed

Late last night, legislators came to an eleventh hour agreement to choose Washington kids over multimillionaires. By fixing Washington state’s estate tax, lawmakers have prevented the loss of nearly $160 million in resources that go to educating children. Closing the estate tax loophole is a good place to start, but much more still has to […]


Infographic: Income Inequality is Pulling Washington State Apart

A new report released today  “Pulling Apart: A State-by-State Analysis of Income Trends,” by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and the Economic Policy Institute,  shows that income inequality in Washington state is at historic highs. Since the late 1970s, incomes of the state’s wealthiest households have risen substantially, while moderate- and lower-income […]