E-scooters are available in Wenatchee. Photo from www.wenatcheewa.gov. Read People in Wenatchee can use scooters for transportation starting this week.   Eighty to 100 scooters will be in service around the City for business and pleasure. It is part of an agreement between the City of Wenatchee and Bird.   Rob Jammerman, Public Works Director at City… Read More
Listen Johanna Bejarano, de NWPB, reporta sobre la “Marcha Campesina” que se realizó en Mount Vernon (Duración 1:28). Read Una “Marcha Campesina” en Mount Vernon convoco a cientos de personas en apoyo a la búsqueda de mejores condiciones de trabajo en el Día Internacional del Trabajador. La manifestación recuperó la tradición de la Marcha Read More
Mujeres de Washington y de todo el país se unen al Proyecto Bandana durante la Semana Nacional de Concientización de los Trabajadores Agrícolas y al Mes de Concientización sobre la Agresión Sexual (SAAM, por sus siglas en inglés). La iniciativa de arte-activismo celebra sus 15 años llamando la atención sobre la violencia sexual contra los trabajadores del campo. Read More
A strike by tulip workers in Washington State has been suspended pending new negotiations Listen NWPB’s Johanna Bejarano reports on new negotiations that led to the suspension of a strike by tulip workers / Runtime – 1:48 Read Tulip workers at Mount Vernon, Washington, suspended their strike to begin negotiations with Washington Bulb management. Union Read More
A strike by tulip workers in Washington enters its third day Read Skagit County tulip farmworkers entered a third day of a strike in Mount Vernon on Thursday. According to Familias Unidas por la Justicia, two crews of Washington Bulb Company went on strike due to poor working conditions. The claims are related to mistreatment… Read More
Concerns are being raised about the number of ballots from Latino voters being rejected during elections in Washington State / CREDIT: Dorothy Edwards/Crosscut Listen NWPB’s Johanna Bejarano reports on reaction to an analysis showing a high rejection rate for Latino election ballots / Runtime – 2:07 Read A recent analysis shows Latino ballots are rejected Read More
New funding for VAWA aims to help more communities / Photo: AP Listen NWPB’s Johanna Bejarano reports on new groups that could see extra protections in the federal Violence Against Women Act Read President Joe Biden signed the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2022. The $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package reauthorizes the current VAWA grants until Read More
Voting districts around Yakima and the Columbian Basin. Image Credit: WA Redistricting Commission. Listen Read The Washington State Redistricting Commission won’t intervene in a Voting Rights Act Lawsuit that challenges the Legislative Redistricting plan. The decision was made during a special meeting in which the commissioners discussed their potential intervention in the Read More
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