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February 6, 2015 at 11:39 AM

Raising the minimum wage: A path to educational opportunities

Columnist Richard S. Davis argues that improved education and training opportunities, not minimum-wage increases, would result in greater economic mobility [“We have a fixation on income inequality,” Opinion, Feb. 4]. In actuality, if we are to educate and train more Washingtonians, we must increase the minimum wage. The person being educated or trained needs…


Comments | More in Education, minimum wage | Topics: education, Jennifer Moon, Minimum Wage

February 1, 2015 at 9:13 AM

Provide an alternative when opposing taxes

Gabriel Campanario, The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times should not have published the column by Richard S. Davis [“Gov. Inslee’s capital-gains tax idea is dead on arrival,” Opinion, Jan. 28]. Why?

All tax increases or spending cuts adversely affect someone. All the column does is provide the details specific to


Comments | More in Taxes | Topics: capital gains tax, Patrick J. Russell, Richard S. Davis