Evans School Professor Mark Long weighs in on local and state minimum wage laws for the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). He is part of a group of scholars at the University of Washington and staff at Washington’s Employment Security Department who have assembled to conduct a long-term study of the impacts of the minimum wage increase in Seattle.
The spirit of the holiday season was evident at the recent U-District Farmers Market. As local farmer and merchants sold their wares, volunteers including Evans School students made wreaths and swags to be delivered to area homebound residents. By the end of the four-hour event, 61 items had been created for delivery.