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Editorial: Bit of insurers’ reserves can support public health

Editorial: Bit of insurers’ reserves can support public health

A modest tax of insurance companies’ mounting reserves would help fund needed public health services.

Editorial: Bit of insurers’ reserves can support public health
Editorial: Avoid damaging trade war over Boeing tax break

Editorial: Avoid damaging trade war over Boeing tax break

At the jetmaker’s request, state lawmakers are considering suspension of a lucrative tax incentive.

Editorial: Avoid damaging trade war over Boeing tax break
Editorial: Your presidential primary ballots are in the mail

Editorial: Your presidential primary ballots are in the mail

But if you’re voting for a Democrat, you might want to wait before marking your choice.

Editorial: Your presidential primary ballots are in the mail
Editorial: Insurance fee could limit wildfire risk, damage

Editorial: Insurance fee could limit wildfire risk, damage

A modest tax would fund $63 million each year for forest health and fighting wildfires in the state.

Editorial: Insurance fee could limit wildfire risk, damage
Editorial: Our county’s dubious distinction on school funding

Editorial: Our county’s dubious distinction on school funding

The failure rate for levies and bonds in the county is in contrast to 90 percent approval statewide.

Editorial: Our county’s dubious distinction on school funding
Editorial: Ballot’s ‘push polls’ on taxes don’t advise anyone

Editorial: Ballot’s ‘push polls’ on taxes don’t advise anyone

The tax advisory votes serve no legitimate purpose and should be removed from state election ballots.

Editorial: Ballot’s ‘push polls’ on taxes don’t advise anyone
Editorial: Bill seeks a compromise on Sound Transit tax

Editorial: Bill seeks a compromise on Sound Transit tax

Sen. Marko Liias’ bill would a lower tax on vehicle’s value that funds the ST3 light-rail project.

Editorial: Bill seeks a compromise on Sound Transit tax
Editorial: Need grows to aid foster kids, homeless students

Editorial: Need grows to aid foster kids, homeless students

State lawmakers must make investments that improve their educational outcomes and futures.

Editorial: Need grows to aid foster kids, homeless students
Editorial: State still needs a full ban on vaping flavors

Editorial: State still needs a full ban on vaping flavors

A state Senate bill offers needed provisions but not the ban on flavors that was first intended.

Editorial: State still needs a full ban on vaping flavors
Editorial: Fix funding for innovative college grant program

Editorial: Fix funding for innovative college grant program

The tax on the state’s largest employers benefits them by assuring educated and trained employees.

Editorial: Fix funding for innovative college grant program
Editorial: School districts need support of voters by Feb. 11

Editorial: School districts need support of voters by Feb. 11

Marysville and eight other school districts need support for new facilities and supplemental funding.

Editorial: School districts need support of voters by Feb. 11
Editorial: Everett council drops tool to resolve homelessness

Editorial: Everett council drops tool to resolve homelessness

The council’s decision complicates the review of future supportive housing projects in the city.

Editorial: Everett council drops tool to resolve homelessness
Editorial: Allow kids accurate information on sexual health

Editorial: Allow kids accurate information on sexual health

A bill, now in the House, would set standards for K-12 education on sexual health and safety.

Editorial: Allow kids accurate information on sexual health
Editorial: End the sales tax on menstrual pads and tampons

Editorial: End the sales tax on menstrual pads and tampons

The tax is simply unfair to women and can make the products less affordable for low-income families.

Editorial: End the sales tax on menstrual pads and tampons
Editorial: Climate action needn’t cost us a good economy

Editorial: Climate action needn’t cost us a good economy

The City of Everett can adopt a climate plan that shows the economic benefits of acting on the emergency.

Editorial: Climate action needn’t cost us a good economy
Editorial: MLB needn’t play hardball with minor league teams

Editorial: MLB needn’t play hardball with minor league teams

A threat to cut 42 teams across the nation isn’t necessary to resolve an inter-league agreement.

Editorial: MLB needn’t play hardball with minor league teams

Editorial: Lawmakers seeking to claw back secrecy on records

Two bills head the opposite direction of the state Supreme Court’s ruling on the Public Records Act.

Editorial: Allow state’s adults to grow their own marijuana

Editorial: Allow state’s adults to grow their own marijuana

Legislation would allow adults to grow six plants at home, joining eight other states that allow it.

Editorial: Allow state’s adults to grow their own marijuana
Editorial: Cutting carbon emissions up to lawmakers — and us

Editorial: Cutting carbon emissions up to lawmakers — and us

A state Supreme Court decision puts the onus on the Legislature to act to put a price on carbon.

Editorial: Cutting carbon emissions up to lawmakers — and us
Editorial: Panel does little to quell concerns on Boeing, FAA

Editorial: Panel does little to quell concerns on Boeing, FAA

A federal report that backs an FAA program of self-regulation by jet makers doesn’t instill confidence.

Editorial: Panel does little to quell concerns on Boeing, FAA
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