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Daily Archives: March 3rd, 2015

House of Representatives passes bills to raise minimum wage and provide sick + safe leave

Excerpt: In a sig­nif­i­cant vic­to­ry for work­ing peo­ple, the Wash­ing­ton’s House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives tonight adopt­ed leg­is­la­tion to raise the state’s min­i­mum wage to twelve dol­lars an hour by 2019. Fifty-one rep­re­sen­ta­tives vot­ed to pass HB 1355, while forty-six vot­ed against pas­sage. One rep­re­sen­ta­tive was excused. The roll call was as fol­lows: Vot­ing Yea: Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Apple­ton, Bergquist, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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