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Thumbnail for - A Nonprofit Manager Argues Against the Immediate $15 Minimum Wage
Apr 18, 2014
Sylvia Fuerstenberg, director of The Arc of King County, a group that advocates for the rights of people in King County with intellectual and developmental disabilities, argues against proposals to...
Thumbnail for - Support Seattle Parks with Sustainable, Dedicated Funding
Apr 16, 2014
In a guest op/ed, two parks district supporters argue that a new metropolitan parks district will create a sustainable, long-term funding source for parks in Seattle.
Thumbnail for - Why “$15 Now” Has Nothing to Do With Inflation, Productivity, or a Living Wage
Apr 15, 2014
A guest op/ed writer argues that the "15 Now" movement has nothing to do with inflation, productivity, or a "living wage."
Thumbnail for - Guest Op/Ed: For Those With Disabilities, Transit Is a Lifeline
Oct 15, 2013
Two disability activists argue that transit access isn't a privilege; it's a lifeline.
Thumbnail for - In Lesser-Known Rulings, SCOTUS Strikes Down Rules Protecting Women and Minorities
Jun 26, 2013
In a guest PubliCola op/ed, Legal Voice director Lisa Stone argues that two lesser-known Supreme Court cases this week represent a major setback for women and racial and ethnic minorities.
Thumbnail for - Not All Businesses Oppose New Ex-Felon Job Law
Jun 19, 2013
Bar and restaurant owner David Meinert says he supports the recent law barring employers from asking about an applicant's criminal history before considering them for a job.
Thumbnail for - Transportation Funding: It Gets Worse
Jun 7, 2013
Washington state's transportation funding picture has only become bleaker since 2005, says guest editorialist Brendan Williams.
Thumbnail for - Renew and Expand the Downtown Metropolitan Improvement District
Apr 30, 2013
In this guest editorial, two Belltown business owners make the case for renewing and expanding the DSA's downtown Metropolitan Improvement District.
Thumbnail for - A Tale of Two Buildings: Why the Council Should Ask for More in South Lake Union
Apr 15, 2013
As the council debates how much affordable housing to require from developers in exchange for taller buildings in South Lake Union, the Tenants Union argues that most of their proposals fall short.
Thumbnail for - The Senate Budget: What About Housing?
Apr 5, 2013
There's been a lot of talk about education during this year's budget negotiations, but another critical need—for the state's most vulnerable residents—has gotten short shrift.
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