Tag Archive for GORDON

Bipartisan deal in works for teacher evaluations

By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee says he has reached a deal with lawmakers from both parties to revise the state’s teacher evaluation system in a way that will satisfy the federal government…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

College grads quickly surpass others in earnings

By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE (AP) — A new state analysis shows it takes Washington college graduates two years past graduation to make up their financial investment and start to earn more money than their friends who didn’t go to college…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Wash. insurance exchange debuts new ad campaign

By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE (AP) — Depending on your age, you may find the new commercials promoting the Washington health exchange laugh-out-loud funny, somewhat amusing or just plain cringe worthy…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Murray, DelBene bring $10.10 wage fight to Seattle

By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE (AP) — On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Suzan DelBene brought their fight to raise the national minimum wage to $10.10 an hour to Seattle, where advocates want to raise it $5 higher…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Officials pressure Port of Seattle about $15 wage

By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE (AP) — About 50 elected officials have sent a letter to the Port of Seattle urging the commissioners to embrace a citizen-approved initiative and raise the minimum wage for Sea-Tac employees to $15 an hour…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

    

Childcare deaths under scrutiny by WA Legislature

By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that would require formal investigations at child care centers when a death occurs. The fatality reviews would be required even if the child appears to have died from natural causes…. …read more

From: AP Washington News