Bill is the Legislation and Policy Director for the Main Street Alliance and the Alliance for a Just Society. Based in D.C., he represents these Alliances at national coalition tables. He provides policy analysis and strategy on federal issues. Before joining the Alliance team, Bill served as a lobbyist for Washington Community Action Network. He worked as a policy expert in Washington state government for 40 years, including time with the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Governor’s Office, and the Insurance Commissioner. He also served as the Mayor of Olympia, Washington in the 1980s.

The Daley Weekly is Bill’s weekly dispatch from the District of Columbia.


Daley Weekly: Crazy Daze of Summer

President Stuff, Democrat It is beginning to look like Joe Biden may be headed into the fray. The trends have to be tempting.  Many hope that Hillary will be the first woman President – she clearly has the values, experience, and ability to serve with distinction.  But she’s not lighting up the place, she’s dogged […]

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Daley Weekly: Presidential Candidates Peak, Posture and Backpedal

Confederate Battle Flag On Thursday South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a law removing the Confederate Battle Flag from the Capitol grounds. It came down Friday morning. Could enacting Medicaid expansion be next? LeeAnn Hall, executive director of the Alliance for a Just Society raised the question in her Huffington Post column this week. Trade […]