WPC's Center for Government Reform's mission is to partner with stakeholders and citizens to work toward a government focused on its core functions while improving its transparency, accountability, performance, and effectiveness for taxpayers.
Connecting Eastern Washingtonians to their legislators in Olympia, don't miss WPC's 2013 series of Legislative Wake-Up Call forums, presented by Wake Up Call Coffee.
Changing What We Tax: Prospects for a Free-enterprise Solution to Energy Security and Climate Change
Washington Policy Center and the Energy and Enterprise Initiative present a panel discussion on energy and climate policy, November 14th at Seattle Pacific University.
Washington Policy Center held a private reception with WPC board members and other key supporters on Thursday, March 26th in Bellevue. WPC’s research center directors discussed the issues being debated in Olympia as we entered the homestretch of our state’s Legislative Session. Topics included the state budget shortfall, transportation, small business issues, education and the environment.
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Introduction by WPC President Dann Mead Smith
Washington Policy Center held our third annual reception in Palm Springs. This year’s event, hosted by WPC and WPC board member Dave Maryatt, featured Stephen Moore.
During this lunch event each center's research director gave an overview of our latest research and analysis on the key issues facing legislators this Session.
The Puget Sound Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society and Washington Policy Center presented a panel discussion on the economic bail-out.
Dr. John Lott, Senior Research Scientist, University of Maryland Foundation,
Dr. Alan Hess, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, University of Washington,
Dr. Mike Siegel, long-time Seattle talk-radio host as moderator
The Puget Sound Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society sponsored a talk by William Mellor, co-author of the new book The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom. The lunch event, co-sponsored by Washington Policy Center, took place at the Washington Athletic Club.
This special reception and wrap-up of the 2008 Legislative Session was for our supporters and those interested in learning more about our work. The recently completed Session was discussed, with a focus on how it will affect you and your business. WPC’s president and research center directors gave reviews of their work during Session, including publications on the state budget, taxes, health care, transportation, the environment and ways to improve the business climate. They also presented the top issues to look for during the remainder of this busy election year and previ
Washington Policy Center and its new Center for Government Reform hosted an interactive conference on how to make government work best for taxpayers. Former U.S. Comptroller David Walker of the Government Accountability Office was the keynote lunch speaker.