25 min ago
SeaTac Prop 1 Campaign Expects Judge to Toss Out $15 Minimum Wage Initiative
The Yes for SeaTac Prop 1 campaign sent out a press release this afternoon saying that they "fully expect" King County Superior Court Judge Andrea Darvas to toss out the historic $15 an hour minimum wage initiative at a Friday hearing.
2 hrs ago
Minimum wage: helpful or hurtful?
Raising the minimum wage to $15 will harm businesses, employees and those trying to get jobs [" SeaTac $15 minimum wage survives recount ," NWTuesday, Dec. 10].
6 hrs ago
A morbid look at where, how people likely to die in King County
Data can track how people these days are likely to die in King County. We now also know some of the leading causes of death are more prevalent in some parts of the region than others.
8 hrs ago
Economics Daily Digest: Bipartisan budgets mean everyone's a little unhappy
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal takes on some of the most common arguments against the Volcker Rule, which claim that the rule is either unnecessary or even counterproductive.
16 hrs ago
The News Tribune
SeaTac's $15 minimum wage first step in wider debate
SeaTac's narrow passage of Proposition 1, a bundle of employment law requirements including a $15 hourly wage for some transportation and hospitality workers, energized local activists.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
King County recount results will be final today
King County Elections finished work Monday on the manual recounts for Auburn City Council Position No.
Fast-food activism - The momentum keeps going
Last summer, activists staged walkouts on behalf of fast-food and retail workers.
The Highline Times
City of Burien Ready for Cold Temperatures and Snowfall With New Equipment
According to the City Manager's Report prepared for the December 2nd Burien City Council meeting, the City of Burien is equipped and ready to handle snow and ice that may be part of Highline's winter season.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Redmond Ridge residents win pot fight
Redmond Ridge residents will not get pot businesses in their community after a vote Monday by the Metropolitan King County Council to override a proposal by County Executive Dow Constantine.
SeaTac wage measure stands after recount
Workers rally at Seattle City Hall after a march to support the $15 per hour minimum wage measure in SeaTac - which survived a recount Monday - and future wage measures in other cities.
SeaTac Businesses Brace for Impacts of $15 Minimum Wage Law
A hand recount today of the ballots cast on SeaTac Proposition 1, the $15 hour an hour minimum wage law, does not appear to have changed the outcome, according to observers for the No side in the campaign.
SeaTac's Prop 1 Survives Recount
SeaTac's Proposition 1 - which will raise the minimum wage for some workers around the airport to $15 an hour - has apparently survived its recount.
SeaTac Prop 1 Recount Results in Exactly Zero Changes
King County Elections completed its hand recount of SeaTac Proposition 1 today, and reported exactly zero changes from the machine tallied results.
Recount on SeaTac $15 minimum wage proposition
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The Seattle Times Wants to Delay the $15 Minimum Wage Fight Because They Think We're Stoopid
BACKERS of a $15 minimum wage who are celebrating victory in SeaTac now aim to seize the day in Seattle.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fire strikes 10 homes during cold snap
Fires gutted homes in Granite Falls, Seattle, Everett, and Olympia, while homes in Redmond, SeaTac, Graham, Gig Harbor and Maple Valley were damaged.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Seattle on front line of push for raising minimum wage
Marchers in support of $15 minimum wage march through SeaTac on their way to Seattle City Hall last Thursday, which was one of series of rallies nationwide.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Wage activists march on Seattle
About 100 demonstrators with a police escort started the march in SeaTac where voters last month approved a minimum wage of $15 an hour.
Mandela's Life, Minimum Wages, And A Seattle Police Shakeup
The world remembers Nelson Mandela, the Seattle Police Department shakes up its top ranks and supporters of a $15-an-hour minimum wage walk from SeaTac to Seattle.
What state treasurer Jim McIntire's study says about a $15 minimum wage
What is the likely effect of the rise in the minimum wage in SeaTac to $15, or some other increase? I was cleaning out my paper files preparatory to retirement, and under "Minimum Wage" was a study dated January 1991 from the University of Washington's Northwest Policy Center.