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.
Gov. Jay Inslee is intent on fighting global warming and has proposed a enormous $12 billion plan to battle pollution and would "punish" the top 130 entities his experts say are pumping carbon into the atmosphere...
On the heels of yet another raise to the nation's highest minimum wage rate, House Bill 2672 would set in motion a gradual increase of the wage offered entry-level and unskilled workers to $12 by the year 2017.
If you read our website, Facebook page, and listen to Newstalk 870, you're probably familiar with The Washington Policy Center. Now, they're coming to the Tri-Cities, bringing in some pretty powerful leaders, and they want your opinions.
According to poll results released by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) while WA small business owners are not opposed to be responsible towards the environment, Gov. Inslee needs to throttle it Way Back.
What do business leaders, voters, think of Gov. Inslee's climate change policies? We will find out Wednesday. The Washington state arm of the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) will let us know what small business owners, leaders and other think of the governor's plans to implement a carbon tax, higher fuel prices and more.
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on .
To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you.
To activate your account, please confirm your password.
When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.
Welcome back to Newsmembers
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your original account information.