King 5 News’ Susannah Frame receives award for ongoing investigation into state ferries waste
Sep 22, 2017

This morning I attended an awards ceremony hosted by the Washington Coalition for Open Government (WCOG), an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit organization. The Coalition “advocates for people’s right to access government information,” something we are deeply passionate about at WPC.

Susannah Frame, King 5 News’ Chief Investigative Reporter, was honored with the Kenneth F. Bunting Award for her ongoing investigation into Washington State Ferries (WSF), called “Waste on the Water.”

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Seattle income tax lawsuit just got spicier
Sep 20, 2017

The judge in the Seattle income tax lawsuit just spiced things up even more today by granting the Economic Opportunity Institute's (EOI) motion to intervene. EOI is arguing that the state law prohibiting a local income tax is unconstitutional. From the judge’s order today . . . 

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Building Industry Association of Washington releases study on the Hirst decision’s disastrous impacts on Washington families
Sep 20, 2017

The Building Industry Association of Washington released a study last week proving that Hirst is much more than a “water” issue. Hirst is having a disastrous impact on rural communities and residents throughout Washington state. Due to the consequences of Hirst, our state will lose $6.9 billion in economic activity and that is not the only impact. 

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