Tag: Small Business

WA State Should Urgently Repeal the Ban on Residential Rent Control!

January 23rd, 2017

On January 17, 2017, I sent a letter to Washington State House Speaker Frank Chopp and the House Local Government Committee, calling on them to reject HB 1082, an unjust bill that would have prohibited multiplicities from enacting commercial rent control. Cities like Seattle, where small businesses and working families face skyrocketing rents, need to […]

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23rd Avenue is Open for Business!

January 22nd, 2016

For months now, much of 23rd Avenue has been blocked off, under construction. Large construction projects like this one very often lead to much-needed street improvements, and are beneficial to┬áthe entire community in the long run. But impacts during┬áconstruction differ. Big businesses have the cash reserves to stay afloat and weather a loss of business […]

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