Fuse Washington focuses on getting the issues our members care about - not our name - into newspaper articles, televisions coverage and blog updates. In this section you will find press releases, links to articles about the issues Fuse and its members are working hard on and a little shameless self-promotion (coverage of Fuse as an organization rather than its campaigns).
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.
We Need More Housing
Here’s a fact that won’t shock you—the American housing affordability crisis is only getting more extreme. Almost half of U.S. renters are spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing, more than half can’t afford a $250,000 home, and millions more are struggling to keep a roof over their head and a door that locks.