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Jami Lund
Senior Policy Analyst

Parents Needed for DEL Brainstorming

Department of Early Learning has decreased access to child care and early learning services, increased micromanagement, and decreased diversity.


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Maxford Nelsen
Labor Policy Analyst

New SEIU-Backed Front Group to Enter Seattle Minimum Wage Debate

Why is SEIU trying to hide its connection to the Restaurant Opportunities Center while helping the group prepare an attack on Seattle's restaurant industry?


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Anne Marie Gurney
Research Analyst

C-Tran approves $200,000 “Budget Dust” to begin work on Bus Rapid Transit

Is Clark County Transit launching into its next transportation boondoggle?


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Jami Lund
Senior Policy Analyst

How much is WEA Union Dues?

Average union dues for teachers are just about $1,000 per year! See all dues by district.


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Tiny animal, big threat to property owners

MyNorthwest.com | April 11, 2014

"'We've been fighting this fight for years trying to help property owners down in Thurston County where the pocket gopher is just one more of the species that the really radical pro-regulatory environmental groups - they find species that are spread out, that are hard to count, and because they get these species listed, then they can lock up huge amounts of land,' England told host David Boze on Friday."

Saturday Morning Live for Apr. 5, 2014

Smiling Liberty Road - Saturday Morning Live | April 8, 2014

"Guest Host Samuel Sefzik interviews Max Nelesen from Freedom Foundation and Erin Shannon of the Washington Policy Center, to discuss the Socialist Party movement to raise minimum wage to $15 in Seattle and eventually the entire State of Washington."

The Freedom Foundation's Maxford Nelsen on the Free Washington Tour

The David Boze Show | April 8, 2014

"The Freedom Foundation's Free Washington Tour--12 events around the state coming up in a couple weeks. Go to freewatour.com"

Divisions emerge as committee weighs minimum-pay proposal

The Seattle Times | April 8, 2014

"Max Nelsen, labor-policy analyst for the Freedom Foundation, also questioned advocates’ arguments that giving poor workers a raise will be returned to the local economy in the form of increased spending."