2022 ~~~ New Rules


SB 5022Single-use utensils, condiments and beverage cup lids

Food service businesses may only provide single-use utensils, straws, condiment packaging, and beverage cup lids after customers ask for them in order to reduce single-use product use and waste.

SB 5096Capital Gains Tax

A 7% tax on the sale of stocks, bonds and other high-end assets in excess of $250,000 went into effect on Jan. 1. The tax is expected to bring in $415 million in 2023, which is the first year the state would see money from the tax.

HB 1323: Washington’s long-term care tax

Although the Employment Security Department won’t collect long-term care premiums from employers until April, some employees will still see 0.58% of every $100 they earn go the Washington Cares Fund beginning in January.

Minimum wage increase

On Jan. 1, 2022, Washington state’s minimum wage increased to $14.49 an hour, up 80 cents from the previous minimum wage of $13.69. 

Each year, Washington state’s Department of Labor and Industries is required to make a cost-of-living adjustment to the minimum wage based on the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, compiled by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

HB 1356Native American Mascots in Schools

Beginning Jan. 1, public schools in Washington cannot use Native American names, symbols or images as school mascots, logos or team names. 

Washington schools with Native American mascots were required to pick a new mascot, logo or team name by Dec. 31. The changes take effect during the 2021-2022 school year. 

HB 1078Restoring voting rights to those with felonies

The right to vote will be automatically restored to those with felonies as soon as they are released from Department of Corrections custody. 

Source: king5.com for the complete article

Sports Mascots – posted in 2018… have things changed? In 2022 WA state legislated the removal but … check back

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History… January 9

1793 – Jean-Pierre Blanchard made the first successful balloon flight in the U.S.

1788 – Connecticut became the 5th state to join the United States.

1799 – British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger introduced income tax, at two shillings (10p) in the pound, to raise funds for the Napoleonic Wars.

1848 – The first commercial bank was established in San Francisco, CA.

1861 – The state of Mississippi seceded from the United States.

1894 – The New England Telephone and Telegraph Company put the first battery-operated switchboard into operation in Lexington, MA.

1902 – New York State introduced a bill to outlaw flirting in public.

1905 – In Russia, the civil disturbances known as the Revolution of 1905 forced Czar Nicholas II to grant some civil rights.

1929 – The Seeing Eye was incorporated in Nashville, TN. The company’s purpose was to train dogs to guide the blind.

1936 – The United States Army adopted the semi-automatic rifle.

1937 – The first issue of “Look” went on sale. Within a month, “Look” became a biweekly magazine.

1940 – Television was used for the first time to present a sales meeting to convention delegates in New York City.

1951 – The United Nations headquarters officially opened in New York City.

1961 – The play, “Rhinoceros,” opened on Broadway.

1969 – The supersonic aeroplane Concorde made its first trial flight, at Bristol.

1972 – The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth was destroyed by fire in Hong Kong harbor.

1972 – British miners went on strike for the first time since 1926.

1981 – Hockey Hall of Famer, Phil Esposito, announced that he would retire as a hockey player after the New York Rangers-Buffalo Sabres hockey game. The game ended in a tie. (NHL)

1984 – Clara Peller was first seen by TV viewers in the “Where’s the Beef?” commercial campaign for Wendy’s.

1986 – Kodak got out of the instant camera business after 10 years due to a loss in a court battle that claimed that Kodak copied Polaroid patents.

1991 – U.S. secretary of state Baker and Iraqi foreign minister Aziz met for 61/2 hours in Geneva, but failed to reach any agreement that would forestall war in the Persian Gulf.

1995 – Russian cosmonaut Valeri Poliakov, 51, completed his 366th day in outer space aboard the Mir space station, breaking the record for the longest continuous time spent in outer space.

1997 – Tamil rebels attacked a military base in Sri Lanka. 200 soldiers and 140 rebels were killed.

2000 – ABC-TV began airing “The Mole.”

2002 – The U.S. Justice Department announced that it was pursuing a criminal investigation of Enron Corp. The company had filed for bankruptcy on December 2, 2001.

2003 – Archaeologists announced that they had found five more chambers in the tomb of Qin Shihuang, China’s first emperor. The rooms were believed to cover about 750,000 square feet.

2006 – Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a dual ceremony.

2007 – Steve Jobs, Apple Inc.’s CEO, announced the first generation iPhone.