These are unprecedented economic times, and state government cannot afford to ride out the hard times only to return to business as usual. Reforming the way we do business is necessary.
But, reforming government isn’t just about saving money—it’s also about getting better outcomes for the people of Washington.
Let’s be clear, REFORMS shouldn’t be mistaken for CUTS.
Reforms are about changing the way government operates to deliver better outcomes for Washingtonians, not simply cutting or eliminating programs.
But simply gutting programs that have proven to save the state millions will cost us billions in the future—that is true government waste.
The issue pages on this website feature a broad swath of sensible reform and strategic investment proposals that examine what we know works so we can leverage our focus into creating change that will save dollars and deliver better outcomes.