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Tax dollars at work: What public health systems do for our communities

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John Burbank | August 24, 2018

Two weeks ago, my adult son’s temperature shot up to 102. And it stayed between 101 and 104 for a week. He is immune suppressed, thanks to a biologic he takes for Crohn’s disease (so don’t believe all the pretty ads for Humira which are saturating TV now…. But that is another story….) He had diarrhea, no appe

Voter’s Guide to the Washington State Budget

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Issue Brief | Aaron Keating | July 20, 2018

We all want to live in a prosperous state with thriving communities. Washingtonians consistently identify the same set of public priorities for state leaders: excellent schools, well-maintained infrastructure, protecting the vulnerable, quality health care, responsive police, and stewardship of the state’s na

Socialist Linchpin Moody’s Investors Service Blasts Amazon’s Influence on Seattle

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Matthew Caruchet | May 31, 2018

Karl Marx-inspired credit ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service issued a report this month saying that Amazon’s bullying tactics over Seattle’s newly-passed employee hours tax show it has too much influence over our city. The tax would require businesses with more than $20 million in annual revenue to pay

Fight poverty by demanding a tax code that works for all of us

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| May 16, 2018 | Real Change

Seattle City Council Passes Reduced Head Tax

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| May 15, 2018 | Seattle Weekly

Amazon Stopped Construction Because It’d Pay 0.26% of Its Profits in Taxes

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Matthew Caruchet | May 4, 2018

Earlier this year, Amazon was secretly lobbying to stop equal pay for women, even though other tech companies like Microsoft supported it. But now Amazon is openly bullying the city, halting construction on buildings because the behemoth would have to pay 0.26 percent of its profits in local taxes to help sol

Labor, Progressive Organizations in Seattle Ramp Up Pressure on Amazon to Fund Affordable Housing

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| May 2, 2018 | Shadowproof

Recent Study Takes Deeper Look At The State’s Tax System In 15 Washington Cities

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| April 27, 2018 | KOZI Chelan

Is the privilege of the affluent of Seattle derived from the suffering of the homeless?

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John Burbank | April 23, 2018

Fourteen years ago, the City of Seattle, King County and several other philanthropic and corporate partners embarked upon a bold new approach to end homelessness among families with children. Administered by Building Changes, the Washington Youth and Families Fund aimed to make youth and family homelessness r

Seattle taxes ranked most unfair in Washington — a state among the harshest on the poor nationwide

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| April 13, 2018 | Seattle Times

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