How the Working Families Tax Credit Fights Poverty

Allison Carney Uncategorized

A state’s tax code is a representation of its values. Unfortunately, our state’s tax code reveals an ugly truth: immigrant and refugee communities and low to middle-income communities like ours are not a priority. The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy published a comprehensive report on tax fairness in all 50 states. They found that Washington is number one: our …

Immigration Spotlight on Congress: Assessing Republican Representatives

Dujie Tahat Uncategorized

Immigration policy has been at the forefront of the national policy debate in Congress, and Washington’s Members of Congress have played important roles.  This article summarizes positions taken by our Republican Members of Congress facing re-election this year.  Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (Third Congressional District) Rep. Herrera Beutler states on her official website that, “my first and most important job …