State Economy

Despite strong growth in overall economic productivity over the past decade, the majority of Washington’s working families have not shared in the economic wealth they have helped create. EOI is working to ensure economic growth is founded on broad-based prosperity, so economic security and opportunity are available to all. New public policies are needed to match the changes on our economy, including access to health care, paid family leave and paid sick days, retirement security, and a social safety net.

Research and Publications

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“Unequal pay isn’t rare – it’s common and prevalent in all job sectors” [VIDEO]

Testimony | February 10, 2015

Sandy Restrepo, a local attorney, testifies to the Washington State House Labor Committee 

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“Women are paid less in one job, and then they can never catch up.” [VIDEO]

Testimony | February 6, 2015

Janet Chung, Legal and Legislative Counsel at Legal Voice, testifies to the Washington Sta

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Latest Blog Posts

How to truly commemorate Women’s Equality Day

Marilyn Watkins | August 25, 2015

We celebrate Women’s Equality Day on August 26 – the 95th anniversary of women in the U.S.

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To meet the education funding challenge, Washington needs a progressive income tax

Marilyn Watkins | August 21, 2015

The Washington State Supreme Court found  the State in “ongoing violation of its constitut

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