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What Is Initiative 1929?

What would I-1929 do? Who is behind I-1929? Who is opposing I-1929? Find answers to your questions here.

Why Progressives Should Decline to Sign Washington's I-1929

Another tax cut for the super-rich and education cuts for our kids.

That’s what Initiative 1929 would mean if it qualifies for the November ballot. A few wealthy Republican donors are bankrolling this initiative to repeal our state’s capital gains tax. If they’re successful, the wealthiest 0.2% of taxpayers would take away $500 million a year from Washington public schools, students, and childcare.

That’s a wrap! Our 2022 legislative summary

After a historic 2021 legislative session where legislators passed sweeping reforms to our tax code, climate policies, and police accountability, they took a more cautious approach during this short session. While we were disappointed that legislators failed to pass a number of important progressive bills this year, overall we saw valuable strides forward on other priorities including transportation, abortion access, community safety, affordable housing, and more.

A Small Ode to Black Joy in the Pacific Northwest

On this Black History Month, rather than write to you about history, I would like to talk to you about Black futures. By Stephanie S.

Health Care Workers Need Our Help In Olympia

Throughout the pandemic, health care workers have worked tirelessly and risked their own lives to protect all of us. Now they need our help to create safe working conditions that ensures patients get the care they need.