Washington Policy Watch

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Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 26, 2015

New research illustrates why women in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community are at higher risk of for poverty and economic insec

Labor Secretary Perez and White House senior advisor Jarrett at the White House Summit on Working Families last June
“Lead on Leave” national road show begins in Seattle April 1st!

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 25, 2015

Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez and White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett are kicking off a national tour to promote paid leave policies around t

John Burbank, EOI Executive Director
Closing tax loopholes could do a lot of good

John Burbank | March 25, 2015

WA regressive tax
Sign the Fair Revenue Petition – and get 10 friends to join you!

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 19, 2015

Washington gets a B- for women's equity.
Just released: The Status of Women in the States

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 18, 2015

Photo credit: Keith Ellwood
Equal Pay Opportunity Act passes Washington House!

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 11, 2015

John Burbank, EOI Executive Director
Paid sick leave helps workers and businesses

John Burbank | March 11, 2015

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