Immigrant Detainee Accuses ICE Contractor CoreCivic of Locking Him in Solitary Over $8

https://theintercept.com/2018/04/19/solitary-confinement-immigration-detention-ice-corecivic/

http://archive.is/4mhaP

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Poll Data on Minimum Wage Shows 71% Support $10/hour federal

https://theintercept.com/2018/04/17/the-restaurant-industry-ran-a-private-poll-on-the-minimum-wage-it-did-not-go-well-for-them/

http://archive.is/eyQa9

Kshama Sawant’s Use of Her ‘Solidarity Fund’ Looks Like the Work of a Self-interested Career Politician

http://seattlebusinessmag.com/policy/anti-politician-kshama-sawants-use-her-solidarity-fund-looks-work-self-interested-career

http://archive.is/pWPXk

Beer, burgers and haircuts: Seattle hits new high for cost of living, and it’s not just housing

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/data/beer-burgers-and-haircuts-seattle-hits-new-high-for-cost-of-living-and-its-not-just-housing/

http://archive.is/rwpoq

Subway highlights high business costs in Seattle

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https://www.washingtonpolicy.org/publications/detail/oops-seattle-did-it-again-subway-highlights-high-business-costs

http://archive.is/qb1rp

Judge: State can sue detention center over inmate pay

“Washington state can pursue its lawsuit seeking to force one of the nation’s largest privately run immigration detention centers to pay minimum wage for work done by detainees, a federal judge in Tacoma ruled Wednesday”

“GEO pays detainees $1 per day to volunteer for tasks such as janitorial or kitchen work. Washington’s minimum wage is $11 per hour. The state wants GEO to give up the profits it has made by relying on detainee labor over the past decade — potentially millions of dollars”

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/judge-allows-washington-states-lawsuit-over-detainee-pay-to-proceed/

http://archive.is/cikmh