Seattle City Council Takes Prudent Step, Will Not Pursue City-Wide Capital Gains Tax
The Seattle City Council has tabled a 2% tax on capital gains for city residents.Read the entire blog
Farming is more complicated than it seems
This year, a record-breaking 478 climbing permits were issued for climbing Mt. Everest. It was estimated only 52 percent of those climbers were able to reach the summit of the world’s tallest mountain.
When people consider Mt. Everest, it is with awe and acceptance of the need for expertise. Before embarking on such a journey, climbers need a knowledge base, a sherpa or guide to help them along the way, and a significant investment in special equipment. There are also requirements of each permitted climber to care for the mountain itself by removing trash, human waste, and other debris generated by their excursion. Most of these concepts are also considered by non-climbers.Read the entire blog
Study Shows Bias in Washington State Supreme Court Donations and Decisions
An analysis released today by Ballotpedia and reported on by The Center Square demonstrates remarkable bias in donations and outcomes at The Washington State Supreme Court.Read the entire blog