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The Legislature recently adjourned without addressing one of the most pressing issues before us this session. Many of us had hoped to address the governor's emergency powers in the 105-day session,...

May 6, 2021

To say 2020 was a tough year would be an underestimate. If you had to rely on the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) it may have been exceptionally difficult. Last...

Feb. 8, 2021

When the legislative session adjourned on April 28 it was the first time since 2009 the Legislature ended the 105-day legislative session on time. That was the good news. The bad...

June 5, 2019

If you are an independent contractor or a sole proprietor in Washington state, your livelihood is under attack! Six weeks into the legislative session and a number of proposals before the...

Feb. 20, 2019