Lawmakers almost never know a company's full tax picture when they sign away corporate tax credits. That's unlikely to change any time soon.
The state is on track to enacting first-in-the-nation rules about how banks respond to cyberattacks. Some say they're misguided.
Municipalities spend more than a billion dollars a year on settlements and claims from citizens. Some are trying hard to rein in those costs.
New rules are forcing states and localities to calculate how much revenue they’re losing to business deals -- and whether they pay off. It’s something Washington state has been doing for a decade.