Gregoire on tax hike; Rossi on minimum wage: After a bruising campaign challenge that’s focused heavily on state spending, Gov. Chris Gregoire pledged not raise taxes while Rossi suggested a change in the minimum wage.
Paying Taxes Is Patriotic: Even though we all grumble about it, our duty as U.S. citizens includes paying taxes to support our communities and the nation.
Hitting Close to Home: Sen. Patty Murray says the failure of Seattle-based Washington Mutual Inc. brings the reality of the nation’s financial crisis home to Washington state.
Economy’s spring rebound lost traction: The economy’s spring rebound turned out to be slightly less energetic than the government previously thought. And, the road ahead is likely…