Jason Mercier, Director, Center for Government Reform, January, 2010
The Seattle Times published this op-ed on January 10, 2010.
Some leaders in Olympia are telling Washingtonians to shoulder a higher tax burden or the most vulnerable people in our state will suffer.
Carl Gipson, Director, Center for Small Business, October, 2009
This op-ed appeared in the Spokane Journal of Business.
Next month the voters of Spokane will decide whether their city government’s powers should grow drastically in scope and size while relying on lawsuits to iron out the details.
Carl Gipson, Director, Center for Small Business, and Abby Burlingame, Research Assistant, September, 2009
This November, voters in the city of Spokane will vote on a Community Bill of Rights ballot measure. The measure, promoted by a community action group called “Envision Spokane,” seeks to amend the Spokane City Charter to either expand current entitlement programs or institute new ones.