Monthly Archives: February 2006

Fact Sheet: Windfall Profits

An Inclusive Economy Funding Public Services

Fact Sheet | February 1, 2006

HB 2977 recognizes that the major oil companies are reaping windfall profits through the high price of gasoline. This has resulted in $20 million a day exported out of the Washington state economy.  HB 2977 would create an incentive for the major oil companies to keep gasoline prices at an appropriate reasona

Fact Sheet: Rising Oil Costs

An Inclusive Economy Funding Public Services

Fact Sheet | February 1, 2006

HB 3044 recognizes the need to assure fair and transparent prices for gasoline for businesses and citizens in our state. Currently, oil company pricing mechanisms, timing, strategies, and structures are not accessible to the public. HB 3044 addresses the need for public data on the oil industry and begins reg

Regulating the Oil Industry and Corralling Oil Industry Profits for the Benefit of Citizens and Businesses in Washington State

An Inclusive Economy Ending Corporate Tax Breaks Funding Public Services

Issue Brief | John Burbank | February 1, 2006

Washington citizens and businesses are paying historically high prices for gasoline while the major oil companies are reaping windfall profits. As a result, hundreds of millions of dollars are being taken from the budgets of families and businesses and exported out of our state every week.  We can reverse thi

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