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July 2, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Forward Seattle delivers referendum signatures to oppose $15 minimum wage

Forward Seattle supporters this afternoon delivered what they hope are enough signatures to qualify a referendum for a public vote on the city $15 minimum wage. The group needs more than 16,500 valid voter signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot. City Clerk Monica Martinez Simmons said her staff likely will not finish counting the…

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April 9, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Group launches campaign to fend off $15 minimum wage

A former  SeaTac City Council member, who said his strong opposition to the $15 minimum wage there cost him his seat in last November’s election, is part of a grassroots organization of small-business owners and activists campaigning against a similar wage for Seattle. Rick Forschler and other members of Sustainable Wages Seattle held a news…

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