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PubliCalendar: Addiction Inc., Little City Hall, and Youth Speaks Seattle

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/10/2014 By Genie Leslie

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Pro-15 Now, Anti-15 Now Edition (Plus News from the Times)

The campaign for a $15 minimum wage gets some new supporters—and detractors.

04/07/2014 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

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PubliCalendar: Recovering from the Mudslide, Seattle Parks, and Hacking

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/07/2014 By Genie Leslie

The C Is for Crank

Supply and Demand Doesn't Contradict Support for a Higher Minimum Wage

The C Is for Crank on the apartment market vs. the labor market.

04/04/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for the $12.50 Now Group

One question for Forward Seattle, the new small business, anti-$15 minimum wage group.

04/04/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Main Street Alliance Says No Support for Specific Minimum-Wage Proposal

A small-business group says they're waiting to see what the mayor's income advisory group comes up with before coming out formally in favor of a specific minimum-wage alternative.

04/03/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Group Floats Minimum Wage Proposal of Their Own: $12.50 Now.

Extra fizz on the minimum wage debate.

04/02/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ... Minimum Wage v. Living Wage

Some weird things we noticed about the minimum wage debate vs. the "living wage" debate.

03/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

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PubliCalendar: Income Inequality, a Stand for Compassion, and Healthcare

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/27/2014 By Genie Leslie

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PubliCalendar: Recycling, Voting, and Gardening

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/21/2014 By Genie Leslie

The C Is for Crank

On the $15 Minimum Wage Proposal (or: If I Were Queen of Seattle)

The minimum wage conundrum: Solved! By the C Is for Crank.

03/20/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for Kshama Sawant

One question about defining "small businesses" for socialist council member Kshama Sawant.

03/19/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

$15 Now Activists: Open to Compromise, But Not on Tip Credit

Minimum-wage activists draw line in the sand at city council briefing.

03/18/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Labor Group Open to Initiative if Minimum Wage Deal Falls Through

As Mayor Murray's income inequality group negotiates minimum wage, labor group says they may consider an initiative if there are too many "exemptions" and "carve-outs."

03/12/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Report: Social Service Non-Profits Support $15 Min Wage with Footnotes

A new report concludes that, in the absence of new resources, a $15 minimum wage will force human service providers to cut services.

02/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for This Weekend's Legislative Town Halls

Suggested line of questioning for your state house legislators.

02/20/2014 By Josh Feit

One Question

One Question for Council Member Bruce Harrell

One question about who's in and who's out of the city's minimum wage discussions for council member Bruce Harrell.

02/18/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Isn't it Weird That

Isn't It Weird That the Democratic House Can't Pass the Minimum Wage Bill?

Deadline passed, Democrats fail to move Democratic priority bill to raise minimum wage.

02/11/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Boring Machine Repairs to "Take Months"; Minimum Wage bill "Doubtful."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring bad news for tunnel project, state minimum wage bill, and ride sharing.

02/11/2014 By Morning Fizz