Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and other officials warned Thursday that the city will investigate and prosecute when businesses fail to pay employees what they’re due, after five fast-food workers filed police complaints saying they’d been cheated out of pay.
National money is now flowing into Washington’s race for governor, with Democratic officials committing $1.25 million and Republicans reserving ad time for the November election.
Washington preschool programs that receive government dollars are among the best in the country but too few kids benefit from the $54 million the state spends on preschool each school year, according to a report released Tuesday.
Researchers at the University of Washington say the federal school turnaround program is mostly failing in Washington state, even though teachers and administrators are trying their best to make a difference for kids.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has proposed a series of police reforms following a damning federal report after a series of high-profile incidents involving minorities.
The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.64 a gallon. Up 11 cents in a week.
According to AAA’s latest reports, the average price of gasoline in Washington is $3.49, which is higher than the national average.