Washington would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
Washington finished 19th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems
Chris Petersen, head football coach at the University of Washington, earned $4.4 million in 2018, making Petersen the highest-paid public employee in Washington last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Washington arts agencies are projected to reach $2.2 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 29 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Twenty-five counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Washington who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 9,369, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Washington totaled $1.2 billion in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $7,980,156 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Washington, the 16th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Washington two-year colleges charged students $4,440 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 26th lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of the 10 U.S. House of Representatives members representing Washington draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Washington four-year public university tuition and fees went from $6,657 in 2004-05 to $10,077 in 2019-20, the 29th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in Washington now draw a base salary of $52,766 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Washington two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $3,362 in 2004-05 to $4,611 in 2019-20, the 32nd largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
The governor of Washington now draws a yearly salary of $183,072, the sixth highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.
Public schools in Washington spent an estimated $21.3 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 10.7 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.