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As published in The Seattle Times Our state is facing a health and economic crisis. Coronavirus has changed our way of living and working, and created uncertainty of what the future...

March 26, 2020

As published in The Spokesman-Review Washingtonians sent a strong message last November when they approved $30 car tabs through the initiative process. Despite nearly 53% of the vote statewide, a coalition...

Jan. 28, 2020

Within the next decade, Washington will grow by nearly one million people. We are already in the midst of a housing shortage with no end in sight. We need a unified...

June 3, 2019

Legislative priorities change with each new session. One priority that remains consistent is the issue of housing affordability across Washington State. The housing market continues to see increasing costs for renters,...

Feb. 23, 2019

Special to The News Tribune (June 4, 2017) For years, school districts, stakeholders, and lawmakers have been working diligently to reform the outdated Growth Management Act (GMA), and the restraints placed...

June 5, 2017