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State Capitol Focus: Undocumented Workers
There are over 250,000 undocumented workers in Washington, many employed as essential workers during the pandemic. They have not received federal stimulus checks or unemployment insurance due to their immigration status, even though they pay taxes. State lawmakers have allocated $65 million in new funds to help them, but there’s an effort underway to create a permanent fund that is raising larger questions about American citizenship and equity. Learn more right here on Seattle Channel!
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2021 Episode 37: Acknowledgement Pay, Budget Public Hearing Time, OPA Investigates East Precinct Abandonment, Psychedelic Drug Decriminalization
Learn about the latest in local public affairs in about the time it takes for a coffee break! Brian Callanan of Seattle Channel and Kevin Schofield of Seattle City Council Insight discuss the Seattle City Council's new “acknowledgment pay” for city workers during COVID (and the associated vaccine mandates), the first public hearing on the city budget, a challenging investigation of the SPD's abandonment of the East Precinct last year, and a look at decriminalizing psychedelic drugs, too. Plus: when it comes to slicing strawberries for dessert, Kevin has some advice on how to cut to the chase. If you like this podcast, please support us on Patreon!
They go all out, punishing the competition in the fast moving, full contact game of rugby. Wheelchair rugby. They may be quadriplegics, but that hasn’t dimmed their desire to compete. And when they slam into each other they feel it. And it hurts. For Jeremy Hannaford, coach and player for the Seattle Slam, this is much more than a game. It gives him an outlet, provides him some independence and reminds him his disability does not determine his every move.