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Tax reform will help small businesses in Arizona

Lea Marquez Peterson, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in the Arizona Daily Star. "As the president of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, I’ve seen firsthand that our current tax code places a stifling burden…
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Does Seattle Have the Solution for America’s Crippling Income Inequality?

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Alternet. "On July 10, 2017, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a law taxing the rich. Individual incomes over $250,000 and $500,000 for married couples will pay a 2.25…
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For Teacher Appreciation Week, Let’s Vow to Invest, Reward, and Respect Teachers

Colleen Niccum-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “Would you take a job that paid poorly, required you to work nights and weekends and left you buying supplies out of your own…
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Three Ways to Fill High-Skilled Jobs

Laura Shaw-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “The most recent Labor Department's job growth report shows that the American economy added 192,000 jobs last month, not as much as some analysts…
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