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May 21, 2014 at 7:05 PM

$15 minimum wage would support a student; encourage the economy instead

$15 would support a student, and many others As a high-school student about to graduate, I believe the change in the minimum wage to $15 would be highly effective for all residents in the Seattle [“New poll shows big support for $15 minimum wage,” Local News, May 14]. This new poll that shows big…


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August 23, 2013 at 7:29 AM

Mayor McGinn encourages Seattle businesses to go gun-free

Prevent unnecessary deaths Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn (pictured here in July) unveiled a program Monday to encourage Seattle businesses to go “gun free” by not allowing customers to carry firearms inside their establishments. [Mike Siegel, The Seattle Times.] I listened to a radio talk-show host who was critical of Seattle’s Mayor Mike McGinn for advocating that businesses…


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