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

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Washington ranks 10th in economic outcomes, still an uphill battle for people of color

Kelli Smith | February 1, 2016

CFED’s 2016 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard is out – and many of its measures indicate th

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Legislators have another chance to fix tax breaks, keep Boeing jobs in WA

Economic Opportunity Institute | December 2, 2015

I recently purchased a T-shirt from the Boeing store for my daughter, who is fan of the 73

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