CarlsonCast May15--6am HOUR

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The Seattle City Council on May 14, 2018 approved a controversial but compromise deal for an employee head tax on large businesses to pay for programs for the homeless. The tax would raise about $48 million a year – less than the original proposal of $75 million but more than the $40 million that Mayor Jenny Durkan had proposed. (Photo: KOMO News).{ }

6am hour -- Seattle head tax passes, Councilwoman Sawant is upset about lower head tax but she should be happy, a Channel 7 poll on the original head tax plan ($75 million) is 70% opposed, KVI callers sound off on the Seattle head tax soap opera drama, the cities around Seattle might benefit from passage of the employee head tax, how likely is it that companies impacted by the head tax will pass it along to customers?

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