Uber, Lyft drivers in Washington state get minimum pay of $3 per minute
... first time a U.S. state is implementing industry-wide ride-hail earnings standards. The minimum pay standard for Uber and Lyft drivers across the Northwestern state was signed into a law by the Reuters -- Washington governor Jay Inslee , the first time a U.S. state is implementing industry-wide ride-hail earnings standards. Drivers in Washington, with the exception of Seattle, will earn a minimum of $1.17 per mile and $0.34 per minute with a minimum pay of $3 per trip. The new law gives drivers access to paid sick time, family medical leave and long-term care programs, and is eligible for workers' compensation, a U....
Updated: 04/01/2022
5 sets of human fetal remains recovered from DC home
... of the Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising PAAU, and has described herself as a Catholic anarchist in the past. On Wednesday, local television station WUSA 9 reported that remains were carried out in red biohazard bags. Handy 's only comment at the time was: People will freak out when they hear. Handy was recently claimed to have gained access to an organ bank at the University of Washington in Seattle, although the authorities have not revealed the source of the fetal remains. She was indicted on Wednesday for forcing entry into a 2020 abortion clinic in Washington DC. On March 9th, sic fellow activists gained access to the University of Washington ...
Updated: 03/31/2022
U.S. Treasury urges cities to divert much of COVID-19 aid
Residential homes in the Magnolia neighborhood are visible under the backdrop of the Olympic Mountains and low fog over Smith Cove in Seattle. Police Service, the officials are calling on municipalities to divert part of their share of $350 billion in state and ... ... historical averages, Deputy U.S. Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said in a statement. As the emergency funds run out, now is the time for state and local governments to leverage this infrastructure to provide services like right-to- counsel programs and housing ...
Updated: 03/30/2022
Netflix acquires game maker Boss Fight
... that the games it will make for Netflix will be ad-free, allowing developers to focus on creating delightful game play without worrying about monetization. Netflix said that Boss Fight will continue to operate from their current studios in Texas and Seattle. In July, Netflix laid out its plans to offer videogames on its platform. Netflix executives told shareholders at the time that they view gaming as a new content category for us, similar to our expansion into original films, animation and unscripted TV. In September, Night School Studios acquired independent videogame maker Night School Studios and added Finnish mobile ...
Updated: 03/25/2022
Seattle Pride cuts ties with Amazon over anti-lq donations
... cited efforts by the company to call the parade — the first since the outbreak of the coronaviruses - Seattle Pride Parade Presented by Amazon in exchange for $100,000, the group's executive director, Krystal Marx , told NBC affiliate KING-TV in Seattle. Pride isn't for sale at any time of the year, but the month of June when our community comes together to celebrate, Marx said. When someone has their name attached to a title of a full event that we haven't had for two years, it makes me think that this parade is going to be entirely about ...
Updated: 03/23/2022
Conservative coffee company aiming to give back to veterans
... competitive industry by catering to a part of America that has been neglected for a long time. A conservative-themed coffee company is making waves in a competitive industry... ... unabashedly pro-law enforcement and pro-Second Amendment, a trend that goes against the grain of traditional coffee culture. Among its products are the AK 47 espresso,... ... influences from coastal elites, tech, and the far-left politics of San Francisco and Seattle, where it was more socially acceptable to wear a t-shirt with Che Guevara than...
Updated: 03/21/2022
Democrats who supported gas prices now sing different tune
... gas taxes, while the bill she cosponsoring is a temporary measure. In 2018, Schrier supported a failed ballot measure to impose a carbon fee in the state of Washington that would have increased every year until emissions targets were met. According to The Seattle Times, the measure would have raised gas prices by 14 cents per gallon in the first year. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn. , who is a top target for Republicans trying to take back the House in the midterms, asked President Biden to tap the strategic petroleum ...
Updated: 03/16/2022
Senate unanimously approves bill to make daylight saving time permanent
Americans would make daylight saving time permanent in the United States next year. WASHINGTON — The Senate unanimously approved a measure that would make daylight saving time ... ... before and I ll say it again : Americans want more sunshine and less depression -- people in this country, all the way from Seattle to Miami, want the Sunshine Protection Act , Sen. Patty Murray of Washington added. There are nearly a dozen states in ...
Updated: 03/15/2022
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