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New study of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

New study of Seattle’s $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage law has cost the city jobs, according to a study released Monday that contradicted another new study published last week. A University of Washington team studying the law’s effects found that the law has boosted pay in low-wage jobs since it took effect in 2015, but that it(…)

Congressman Steve Scalise condition has Improved

Congressman Steve Scalise condition has Improved

WASHINGTON D.C. (PPN) – According to MedStar Washington Hospital Center officials say  Congressman Steve Scalise’s condition has improved. “Congressman Steve Scalise continues to make good progress,” states a release from the hospital. “He is now listed in fair condition and is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation.” The Congressman condition has been updated from(…)

Commissioner Robert Steele dies at 55

Commissioner Robert Steele dies at 55

Chicago, IL (PPN) – Cook County Commissioner, Robert Steele, died Monday at the age of 55 in his North Lawndale home after struggling with Type 2 diabetes. Robert Steele’s mother, Bobbie Steele, was the first female Cook County Board president and commissioner. He took his mother’s role in 2006 when he was sworn into office(…)

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