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Minimum wage initiative goes a buck fifty too far

Washington Initiative 1433 and its proposed $13.50 minimum wage is an understandable attempt to address the bleak reality of U.S. wage inequality. But $12 would strike a better balance, as Tacoma accomplished when it settled on a phased-in $12 minimum.

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WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work

Susan Adams, director of the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center, speaks to the editorial board of The News Tribune on the center’s 10th anniversary.
David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com
WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work 1:17

WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work

VIDEO: Idea for a community center in Tacoma's East Side is born 1:51

VIDEO: Idea for a community center in Tacoma's East Side is born

Highlights: Willie Patterson, Franklin Pierce hold on in 45-43 thriller against Fife 5:08

Highlights: Willie Patterson, Franklin Pierce hold on in 45-43 thriller against Fife

Chris Petersen discusses Huskies' win over Stanford 3:25

Chris Petersen discusses Huskies' win over Stanford