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Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation creating a city income tax on high-income households to move Seattle toward a fairer, more progressive tax system. ...
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Qualifying employees who have been with the City for at least six months are eligible to take four weeks per year of paid parental leave. ...
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The House approved Gov. Jay Inslee’s Homeless Youth Prevention and Protection Act to provide appropriate and easily accessible services for homeless youth.
Local Politics Top News
The House approved Gov. Jay Inslee’s Homeless Youth Prevention and Protection Act to provide appropriate and easily accessible services for homeless youth. ...
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Members of the Freedom Michigan coalition are calling on House Speaker Bolger to advance legislation to protect gay and transgender Michiganders. ...
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Soheil, a 21-year-old gay Iranian, fled to Turkey once he accepted he had no inclination to become a woman just because he liked men.
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The Iranian government accepts the transgender community, even though homosexuality is punishable by death. Many say they feel pressure to undergo surgery. ...
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