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Seattle judge refuses to delay part of minimum wage law
Seattle judge refuses to delay part of minimum wage law (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Judge Refuses to Block Part of Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Law

If you own a McDonalds, Burger King, KFC or any other franchise inside the Seattle city limits, your wallet just took a hit.

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Zombies descend on state capitol Tuesday
Zombies descend on state capitol Tuesday (Townsquare media image)
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Why Were Zombies ‘Invading’ State Capitol in Olympia Tuesday?

No, it wasn't an offshoot of The Walking Dead, although if these zombies get their way, there will be a lot more of them in our state.

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Mattawa Trailer Park owner sued by Attorney General
Mattawa Trailer Park owner sued by Attorney General (Washington State Department of Transportation)
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Attorney General Sues Mattawa Mobile Home Park Owner for Fraud

A long-time owner of a Grant County mobile home park is in serious hot water with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

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Super Bowl ticket broker sued by Washington State Attorney General
Super Bowl ticket broker sued by Washington State Attorney General (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
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State Attorney General Files Suit Against Super Bowl Ticket Broker

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Wednesday announced legal action has been taken, and a lawsuit filed against, a Super Bowl ticket broker whom he says defrauded at least 24 Washington state residents out of tickets to the Big Game.

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Even wakeboards in Newstalk Seize The Deal Auction!
Even wakeboards in Newstalk Seize The Deal Auction! (Getty Images)
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Over $24K Worth of Goodies In Newstalk 870 Seize The Deal Auction – Wow!

Besides being the stuff you REALLY want to get your hands on,  the prices begin at 50-65% off retail!

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Unemployment rates not really dropping
Unemployment rates not really dropping (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBA
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Unemployment Rate Drops — But It’s From People Leaving Workforce, Not New Jobs

The federal government is not presenting the honest story about job numbers, says Americans for Limited Government (ALG), one of the larger conservative political action groups in the country.

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New bill would allow Indian tribes to join marijuana industry
New bill would allow Indian tribes to join marijuana industry (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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State House OK’s Pot Deal With Tribes, Would Allow Growing and Marijuana Stores

By a vote of 80-18, the Washington State House passed a bill Friday to allow American Indian tribes to start participating in the state's marijuana industry.

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Forget $15 Minimum Wage – Many Such Jobs Will Soon be Automated [VIDEO]

Virtually ignored by much of the media is the fact that technology is creeping up behind the $15 minimum wage movement, and if trends continue, will render it obsolete. It will be hard to pay somebody that kind of money when their job has been outsourced to a robot.

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TRIOS Southridge hospital
TRIOS Southridge hospital (TRIOS Healthcare Network)
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TRIOS Hospital Announces More Staff Cutbacks and Changes Due to Budgets

Recently, the TRIOS Hospital District announced some budgetary cutbacks and staff eliminations designed to help the Hospital make its $800,000 monthly lease payment.

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Oregon legislature will decide fate of low-carbon fuel standard
Oregon legislature will decide fate of low-carbon fuel standard (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)
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Oregon Legislature Set to Vote on Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Wednesday

Oregon has actually had a low-carbon fuel standard since 2009, but only one part of the bill is actually in operation.  The bill is set to expire, or sunset, at the end of 2015. But if it's passed, additional parts will be put in action, get ready for gas hikes anywhere from $.19 to $.33 cents per gallon at the least.

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