By Igor Volsky on March 5, 2014
Since Washington state increased the minimum wage, its rate of job growth surpassed the national average.
By Scott Keyes on February 28, 2014
The city wants to end homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015.
By Rebecca Leber on February 21, 2014
A proposed homeless shelter has been unable to find its own home.
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By Alyssa Rosenberg on February 21, 2014
Don't get mad at 'House of Cards' for playing by the rules of Hollywood economics. Instead, think about what it means that no Washington show shoots in DC.
By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee on February 19, 2014
Washington state may soon become the fourth state to make college more affordable for some of its undocumented residents.
By Nicole Flatow on February 12, 2014
"In death penalty cases, I’m not convinced equal justice is being served," Gov. Jay Inslee said.
By Alan Pyke on February 6, 2014
Companies could pay whatever "training wage" they want for four months, then let workers go and hire another at a sub-minimum wage.
By Bryce Covert on February 3, 2014
No American worker is guaranteed paid vacation time, but one state may soon change that.
By Scott Keyes on January 31, 2014
A ThinkProgress reporter goes out on one of the coldest nights of the year to join a survey of the homeless population of Washington, D.C.
By Bryce Covert on January 30, 2014
Washington's state House passed a paid sick leave bill, inching it closer to joining Connecticut, the only state with a policy.