Ashley Gross

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Seattle Plan To Ease Public Housing Waitlist Is Met With Criticism

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The city's pubic housing agency wants to hike rents for current residents who are able to work and are not disabled. But that announcement has led to an outcry from those in public housing.


Export-Import Controversy Gives Rise To A Tale Of Two Washingtons

Thursday, July 03, 2014

While a debate rages over the future of the Export-Import Bank in Washington, D.C., the bank's potential demise has drawn warnings from the other Washington — Washington state. Ashley Gross of KPLU reports that businesses, labor unions and politicians are raising alarm bells about potentially severe consequences.


Boeing Machinists Accept Contract By Slim Margin

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Boeing machinists voted Friday to accept a slightly revised offer that union rank-and-file rejected in the fall. Union leaders say they want to preserve pay and benefits, but they feared if machinists didn't accept the offer, Boeing would consider moving production of the 777X elsewhere.


Starbucks Is Latest Company Aiming To Help Vets Land Jobs

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The coffee giant says it will hire at least 10,000 veterans or their spouses over the next five years. It joins companies ranging from JPMorgan Chase to Walmart to Boeing in trying to bring down a stubbornly high unemployment rate for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Amazon Considers Expanding Grocery Delivery Service

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Currently, Amazon.com only offers food delivery in Seattle, where the company is based. Food goes bad fast and it's hard to make a profit. But slim profit margins are what have made Amazon a juggernaut.


Looking For 'Oxygen,' Small Papers Erect Digital Pay Walls

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle are the latest big newspapers embracing a pay model for Web content that had been free. But around the country, more small papers, like the Chinook Observer in Washington state, have also started charging for their digital content in a bid for economic survival.