TNT says $15 minimum wage is too extreme for Tacoma

In a editorial over the weekend, the Tacoma News Tribune said a $15 minimum wage is too extreme for Tacoma and would kill some small businesses. In the Sept. 26 editorial, in which the TNT endorsed three candidates for City Council, the paper said it couldn’t support City Council candidates who supported the $15 minimum … READ MORE

Business Examiner: Tacoma business owners launch $12 For Tacoma campaign

Business Examiner – A pair of small business owners are officially launching a campaign to pass the proposed $12 minimum wage in Tacoma. Don Hansen, the owner of three senior care facilities (Cascade Park Gardens, Cascade Park Vista and Cascade Park Active Day) and Kevin Hayes, founder and principal of Tacoma Marketing Group are co-chairing … READ MORE

Exit 133 covers launch of $12 for Tacoma campaign

Exit 133 – “Choosing Measure 1B on the Nov. 3 ballot is the responsible choice for Tacoma,” (said Tacoma business owner Don Hansen).  “The measure provides a  significant wage increase but is not so extreme that it would force layoffs or result in companies like mine having to serve fewer customers.” (READ FULL ARTICLE)

Tacoma small business owners launch $12 for Tacoma campaign

Measure 1B is the reasonable way to raise the city’s minimum wage TACOMA – The drive to address income inequality with a wage increase that works for Tacoma began today with the official launch of the $12 for Tacoma campaign. Small business owners Don Hansen and Kevin Hayes are co-chairing the campaign in support of … READ MORE