I’m pleased that the Seattle King County Association of Realtors® has granted me an early endorsement for my 2014 campaign. They say that they give early endorsements to incumbents who have “consistently demonstrated exemplary support on REALTOR® legislative issues.” (And of course, only to those who can figure out how to get the little ® next to their name – branding is everything ) Often what’s good for housing values is good for the rest of us. People pay more for houses where there are good schools, where they can get to work conveniently either in their car or on transit, where there are attractive parks, etc.
From an entirely different sector of the economy, the Washington Education Association has as well. We’re off to a good start!