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.
Jason Mercier, Director, Center for Government Reform, December, 2014
Now that the 2014 election is in the books, we know that only one of the nine justices on the state Supreme Court will be from Eastern Washington, Justice Debra Stephens. Had she not won her election, all of the state’s Supreme Court justices would be from the Puget Sound region.
Jason Mercier, Director, Center for Government Reform
and Hon. Brian Sonntag, former Washington State Auditor
Jason Mercier, Director, Center for Government Reform, October, 2014
The House Finance Committee held a work session yesterday focused on the fiscal health of Washington's cities and counties. Among the presentations lawmakers heard was a pitch from the Washington Association of Counties to provide local governments more flexibility on existing tax sources while providing new tax options.
Roger Stark, MD, FACS, August, 2014
One more example of why reform is needed.
Jason Mercier, Director, Center for Government Reform, July, 2014
Dr. Roger Stark MD, FACS & WPC Health Care Policy Analyst, July, 2014
Jason Mercier, July, 2014
Paul Guppy, Vice President for Research, July, 2014