Oregon's new minimum wage law is considered landmark by some, deadly by others. The bill signed into law Thursday by Gov. Kate Brown will raise their minimum wage to $15 per hour faster than any state in the U.S. so far.
The Washington State Attorney General's office is asking a judge for a summary judgement against an out-of-state lobbying firm that was supporting the failed Initiative 522 back in 2013, the 'food labeling' initiative concerning GMO products.
The Regional Public Facilities District has approved a new study that will re-examine and modify the failed 2013 Regional Aquatic Center plan that was approved by voters in Pasco and Franklin County, but rejected in Richland, Kennewick and Benton County. The measure failed to pass. (Pictured is the original 2013 project).
With all this talk out of Olympia about the 'transgender bathroom laws,' there's a lot of confusion. What exactly does the new law stipulate? How will it affect businesses or even schools? We take a look at what it says.
Have you heard the new buzzword in Olympia? It's called "secure scheduling," and you will hear about it this election season. Fresh off their drive to get a $15 minimum wage in Seattle and some other cities, Working Washington now wants to take away a business owner or managers right to schedule employees as they see fit.
For the second time in less than a week, another WA local branch of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has been hit with a sizable fine by the Washington State Attorney General, for the same issues.
You're probably aware of the numerous issues facing the Washington State Department of Transportation, from the delays on the Seattle Tunnel Project, to the 520 Seattle-area new bridge issues. Well, it has cost a state official their job.
Officials are calling it the first ever of it's kind in Washington state, even the nation. The Attorney General's office is suing a restaurant owner who allegedly cheated the state out of more than $395K in sales taxes by using 'sales suppression software.'
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