2014 Policy Agenda

Our focus in 2014:

Take steps to make Washington a top state for quality of life and innovation and a competitive state for business.  Priorities include a transportation package, sustainable budget, college & career readiness for all students and closing the job skills gap.

Read more in our 2014 Policy Agenda
Great Jobs Within Our Reach

Great Jobs Within Our Reach​: Solving the problem of WA’s growing job skills gap

Washington state would gain 160,000 jobs, spread across many sectors of its economy, if it fills its jobs skills gap; generating $720 million in new state tax revenues annually. 

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​Building demand for education reform in Washington state.

System reforms are needed to raise student achievement & improve high school & postsecondary graduation rates.  Partnership for Learning is working to make it happen. 

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Back to basics in transportation

9% of highway pavement in Washington is in poor condition. It’ll be 50% in 10 years. It’s time to invest in transportation. Let’s preserve what we have and finish what we started.

This is our plan.

The Washington Roundtable is a non-profit, public policy organization comprised of senior executives from major private sector employers throughout Washington State. Since 1983, the Roundtable has worked to create positive change on critical policy issues that foster economic growth, generate jobs and improve quality of life for Washingtonians.

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