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On Wednesday, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced its recommendation to lower workers’ comp rates in 2018 by 2.5 percent. The decrease is an opportunity for chest-thumping; the challenge is to separate the wheat from the political ballyhooing.
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Political nonprofits’ blurred lines: 6 changes needed for transparency | Brier Dudley / Times editorial columnist
The public needs to know more about who is influencing their opinion and elected officials via nonprofit organizations such as Transportation Choices Coalition. Here are some potential changes to improve disclosure and provide more clarity for nonprofits.
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