Tweet of the day: And Reuters may have scored the still of the day. #TrudeauMeetsTrump pic.twitter.com/yLok2wd1LZ — Mike Gibbs (@Mikeggibbs) February 13, 2017 Seattle property taxes would rise under GOP school-funding plan, state McCleary analysis shows: The average Seattle homeowner would see an overall property-tax increase of $628 in 2019, the OFM says. That is more than twice as high as the estimated average increase of $250 given by Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia, the chief Republican budget writer, when he introduced the plan. Inslee, Democratic lawmakers look to protect data for immigrants, refugees in Trump era: Democratic officials in states like California, New York, Massachusetts and Oregon also are pushing to shield state data from the federal government. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown this month announced an executive order to keep state agencies from assisting the federal government in deportations or creation of a Muslim registry. Burger King, Tim Hortons owner’s profit more than doubles: Soooo does that mean that Burger king can improve their minimum wage from $8.12 an hour?