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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2013 Washington Economic Recap

Report | December 30th, 2013

Washington’s economy continued to recover jobs lost to the Great Recession during 2013, bu

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Fair Revenue for an Opportunity Economy in Washington

Fact Sheet | May 17th, 2013

The Inadequacy Problem: The Great Recession and painfully slow recovery have resulted in f

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Latest Blog Posts

Black women face tremendous barriers to economic stability

Tatsuko Go Hollo | April 17th, 2014

A comprehensive report by the Black Women’s Roundtable details the multitude of disparitie

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Democracy: An on-Going Process That Requires Us All to Participate

Marilyn Watkins | April 15th, 2014

Recent headlines highlight what conflicting attitudes we Americans tend to hold about gove

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