Tag Archive: American Dream

Budgets and taxes

By Sandra VanderVen Another day, another blow to the Washington State budget. Arun Raha, director of the State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, just released an updated forecast that sends us 1.4 billion dollars back into the hole.  This is after already making enormous cuts to our state budget, cuts that will hurt most of…

Facts on the American Jobs Act

In his address to a joint session of Congress last Thursday, President Obama showed the leadership we need to get America back to work. Now the burden is on Congress to honor America’s long tradition of innovation and hard work by creating the good jobs for all Americans. To create more jobs right now, the President unveiled…

Labor Day celebrations ignore our jobless

By Nate Jackson Most folks think Labor Day is all about BBQs and kids splashing around in cheap plastic pools and keeping up appearances no matter the cost. Unfortunately Labor Day is just another day to stand in line—a day work line—and hope there’s some work to be done. This national holiday used to be…