Posts Tagged ‘Washington State’

Local, State Rent Prices Leaving Wages Behind, Linked to Homeless Numbers

A new housing report finds Washingtonians would need to earn $27 per hour to afford rent on two-bedroom housing. The rapidly rising housing costs also have coincided with the growing issue of homelessness in the Wenatchee Valley and across state. Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Photo: Riverside 9, Weidner Apartment Homes,

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More Than 200 New Laws Take Effect Today For Washington State

From the Associated Press More than 200 new laws take effect in Washington state this week, including a package of bills meant to address sexual misconduct at the workplace. Lawmakers ended their 60-day legislative session on time on March 8, and most of the more than 300 bills passed take effect today. Here’s a look…

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