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  • Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant looks to tax big business to fund affordable housing

    SEATTLE – Saturday, community members packed into Washington Hall to discuss Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s plan to tax big business. Sawant’s proposed movement called “Tax Amazon” looks to raise $200-$500 million a year by taxing the city’s top 2-3% earning businesses. “We’re here with ordinary people in Seattle who want to fight for a city that we, working people, community members, marginalized communities can live in,” said Sawant. The money will go toward affordable housing, specifically “social housing,” which […]

  • Worker at Boeing Renton facility infected with tuberculosis

    RENTON, Wash. – A worker at the Boeing  Renton facility was recently diagnosed with active tuberculosis. Six workers who were in close contact with the diagnosed employee will require testing for TB as a safety precaution. Boeing said it is reaching out to the affected workers to notify them and facilitate testing. Although tuberculosis is an infectious disease passed from person to person, according to King County Public Health, “TB is not easily spread, it typically takes repeated and prolonged […]

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