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Viewpoint: Fall 2014

November 26, 2014 in Publications

Click below to view our PDF version of our Fall 2014 issue of Viewpoint, WPC's quarterly magazine!

2015 Eastern Washington Solutions Summit

August 12, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Three Rivers Convention Center
7016 W Grandridge Blvd
Kennewick, WA

The conference is timed for maximum impact one week before the start of one of the most important legislative sessions in state history.

2015 Bellevue Solutions Summit

August 12, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

The conference will be attended by policy makers, elected officials, and business leaders and consist of a breakfast speaker, then breakout sessions in the morning, featuring local and national experts, on the following policy topics:

Potential Death Spiral for Obamacare

January 14, 2014 in Blog

The latest numbers for enrollees in the Obamacare health insurance exchanges were recently released. We are now over half way through the enrollment period, but only 2.2 million of the 7 million people the federal government predicted have signed up.

Editorial boards pan I-517 and I-522

October 15, 2013 in Blog

Are the state's editorial boards reflective of the general voting public? We'll know after the votes are counted on Initiative 517 and Initiative 522. Based on the near consensus of the editorials to date, supporters of the proposals may be feeling a bit nervous. Here's a roundup:

Seattle Times

Surprise: GMA restrictions drive housing prices higher

July 2, 2012 in Blog

Wendell Cox, who spoke at our transportation lunch in May, has a great post about how the Green Belt around London drives home prices higher. The Green Belt restricts the supply of land available for development around the city core and is very similar to the restrictions found in our state’s Growth Management Act (GMA).

MLIRD Senate Bill Opposed

February 10, 2012 in In the News
Columbia Basin Herald
Source: 
Columbia Basin Herald
Date: 
Friday, February 10, 2012