The Trump administration is threatening to pull federal funding from the cities, which it says “have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities.”
Tess Thomas, owner of Emma's BBQ in Seattle, Washington, uses her mother's recipes at her restaurant.
Laurie Stewart, CEO of Seattle-based Sound Community Bank, says the bank has made more than 700 loans through the program.
We checked in with owners of a florist, a women's boutique and a small pharmacy.
Boeing employs more than 60,000 workers at massive assembly plants, engineering centers and corporate offices in the Puget Sound region.
Microsoft is the latest tech giant to fund affordable housing projects in the white-hot real estate market where they are based. As part of a community building initiative in Seattle, Microsoft is pledging $475 million in low-interest loans to support housing construction projects over three years, with another $25 million marked for homelessness. There has […]
Amazon announces that all its employees should earn a living wage, but many still struggle at $15 an hour.
Last month the Seattle city council voted unanimously for a head tax – a set fee that bigger companies would have to pay for each of their employees. The tax was meant to raise funds to address homelessness and help create more affordable housing in a city where both have become problems. Then yesterday that same […]
This week, the Seattle City Council unanimously voted in what’s commonly known as a “headcount tax.” Businesses that bring in more than $20 million in annual revenue will have to pay a $275 tax for each of their full-time employees. It’s a lower fee than what many were hoping for, but there are still plenty […]