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Inslee officially wants minimum wage increase
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Gov. Inslee Makes It Official: He Wants Minimum Wage Raised in Washington

He stopped short of the $15-per-hour figure under review by the Seattle city council and already law for some workers in the City of SeaTac, Gov. Jay Inslee is advocating raising the minimum wage by at least  $1.50.

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WA Healthcare Exchange “Bribing” Young People with Concert Tickets? UPDATE

At first glance, some young people might think this is pretty cool. Pictured is an image from the Healthcare exchange Facebook page.

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State House plans to push for minimum wage increase
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WA House Democrats Plan To Push for Minimum Wage Increase – Could Be $15 An Hour

House Democrats plan to introduce a set of what they are calling "economic-equality proposals".   Senate leaders immediately have blasted it.

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State House Approves Financial Aid for Illegals – Bill Heads to Senate

In a VERY quick debate and vote on Monday during the first day of the 2014 legislative session, the State House voted to expand financial aid to students who are here illegally.

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Support for gas tax fading in legislature?
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Support for Gas Tax Fading in Olympia As Legislature Kicks Off 2014 Session

Gov. Inslee's optimism isn't being reflected by the House and Senate as they convene in the state capitol.

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Oregon’s Healthcare Exchange Site STILL Not Working 3 Months After Launch

They're hoping for success by March!

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Experts Say Union Vote Over Boeing Shows Labor’s Influence Dropping

Governor Jay Inslee, Boeing, and economic-development leaders are applauding the machinist union's re-vote on a new Boeing contract. But some labor activists say it's a loss of local power.

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Supreme Court Puts Temporary Hold on Same-Sex Marriage in Utah, Waiting Lower Court Ruling

The battle over same-sex marriage in Utah continues.

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Many Washington Cities Now Resistant to Allowing Pot Sales in THEIR Neighborhoods

Voters decided to legalize recreational marijuana by a margin of 56-to-44 percent -- yet many of the 75 biggest cities in our state are "dragging their feet" when it comes to allowing pot stores.

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Over twice as many cancellations as signups for Obamacare
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Obamacare Debut – TWICE AS MANY Cancellations As Enrollments!

While some two million Americans have signed up for Obamacare programs through various state healthcare exchanges, twice as many have had policies cancelled!

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