Quickie link: Koch Brothers and ALEC Target SeaTac $15 an Hour Minimum Wage Initiative
Goldy at the Slog is reporting:
If you want a good indication of how much is truly riding on SeaTac’s $15 an hour minimum wage initiative, you need look no further than who is fighting it: The ultra-conservative billionaire Koch brothers and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the corporate-funded lobbying group behind “model legislation” like Stand Your Ground, Voter ID requirements, and paid sick leave preemptions. Two of our nation’s most powerful right-wing political forces are joining together to fight and kill the $15 an hour minimum wage movement in tiny SeaTac before it has an opportunity to take root.
See the article on the Slog.