The key word in Washington’s constitutional crisis is ample. Whether schools start in the fall may depend on whether the Legislature can fulfill its promise...
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Seattle’s ‘build, baby, build’ frenzy leaves affordability in the dust | Brier Dudley / Times editorial columnist
With new information about housing costs and trends in hand, Seattle should pause and reassess whether its “affordability” policies are working.
Seattle parks officials say the city should consider partnering with a private nonprofit organization to pay for and manage the Green Lake Community Center. Neighbors...
Lawmakers: Feel free to steal my ideas for your McCleary plan | Donna Gordon Blankinship / Times editorial columnist
To reach a compromise on a school funding plan, lawmakers should choose the best parts of all the plans on the table in Olympia.
What’s behind Dow Constantine’s illogical arts-levy proposal? | Jonathan Martin / Times editorial columnist
King County Executive Dow Constantine’s proposed arts levy says a lot about his priorities, writes columnist Jonathan Martin.
Tax the rich to fund Washington schools? Trump might help | Brier Dudley / Times editorial columnist
Proposals for a capital-gains tax to cover Washington’s school funding shortfall should get a fresh look, in light of federal tax changes proposed by President...
Legislature: Negotiate to properly invest in state’s children | Kate Riley / Times editorial columnist
With a local school district budgeting crisis averted, the Washington Legislature has little to distract itself from answering the Supreme Court’s McCleary decision. Time to...
Wenatchee World publisher Wilfred Woods, a force in the state, once made a strong impression on a young and fledgling newspaper man. Seattle Times Publisher...
Lawmakers must talk with each other to reach McCleary deal | Donna Gordon Blankinship / Times editorial columnist
The lawmakers who wrote the framework for the Supreme Court’s McCleary decision say today’s legislators need to start talking with each other or they will...
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