Boycott McPoverty, the needle exchange conundrum, and a happy Washington
Originally aired: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Supporters of a $15 minimum wage protested fast food burger chains around Seattle today. Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant spoke to crowd a McDonald's downtown. Jason weighs in on the likelihood of a $15 minimum wage and what it would do to the city. // Needle exchange programs are serving more than ever. HIV cases are down in the area, but drug use is up. What should we do? // Washington State ranks high in Gallup's ranking of happiest places in the US, but one thing that could threaten our happiness is more tourists clogging up Pike Place Market and our other favorite Seattle spots. The Legislature is working on putting more money toward tourism advertising and Jason doesn't like it one bit. // 710 ESPN's Brock Huard has the office abuzz with new signs in the kitchen urging people to refill the coffee if they finish it. He was on all three stations in the building talking about it. Jason swears he doesn't even drink the coffee.