Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell has proposed a $970 million housing levy to help address the city's growing affordable housing needs. The levy would be the largest property tax increase in Seattle's history and would generate funds for the construction of 3,000 new affordable housing units, as well as
Will raising the minimum wage improve inflation?
If you're someone who works minimum wage, the idea of a pay raise is likely music to your ears. Opinions are divided on the question of whether raising the minimum will improve or worsen inflation however. Here's an overview of how wage hikes have affected the US and EU and what with differing
Biden looking to raise billionaire taxes
As the United States grapples with issues of income inequality and economic fairness, President Biden has boldly proposed raising taxes on billionaires who currently pay 3% or less. This proposal was highlighted in his State of the Union address and has been a point of discussion ever since.
What Kind Of Recession Are We Looking At?
This may come across as a hot take, but despite the gloom and doom broadcasted, the data appears to support that the current economic climate in the United States is looking favorable. Despite inflation, America teetering on the brink of its debt ceiling, and the numerous layoffs in tech industries,
Seattle’s Job Market Worsening Even With Real Estate Falling
Seattle's job market has been in a difficult situation for the past few years, with unemployment rates high and job opportunities decreasing. Even as the real estate market has begun to fall, the job market has not improved, leaving many people worried about their prospects.Home prices: level or
Washington Law Requires Salary Range On Job Listings
The pay transparency law in Washington State requires employers to provide the salary range on job listings and advertisements. Most Washington employers now must provide salary fields on job listings, promotions, and recruitment tactics. The law also dictates that employers disclose pay information
How To Solve The Debt Ceiling?
President Biden avoided the country's first default by signing legislation in the tail-end of 2021 to increase the government's borrowing limit by $2.5 trillion, raising the limit to $31 trillion. While this was expected to last until July of 2023, inflation isn't getting better and America edges
Stocks Falling As 2022 Winds Down
The stocks falling have extended the market losses, causing America to edge ever closer to its debt ceiling. Many people in business await the Federal reserve's subsequent plans to stabilize inflation.Among the stocks that fell, the S&P five hundred fell by 1.4%, making it the fourth drop.