Transform Washington’s budget from the comfort of your living room

July 19, 2010 | Aaron Keating

If you can’t attend one of the four upcoming public meetings about transforming Washington’s budget, but you still want to weigh in, you’ve got an option: Go online to submit your best ideas and/or vote yay or nay on others’ proposals.

According to the site, the best ideas will “bubble to the top”. In order for that to happen, people are going to need access to information so they can make informed decisions. Here are a few resources you might find useful:

  • How a state level windfall profits tax could generate over $600 million annually, with proceeds invested to incubate production and use of renewable energy, retrofit schools for greater energy efficiency, shift student bus transportation to biodiesel fuel, and reduce taxes.

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