“This is supposed to be a stepping stone,” he said. “They don’t want you to get too comfortable taking home these paychecks. And, you do have quite a variety of players. That point, he was just too quick for me, said the eldest Lloyd. I think Tommy never beat me. The record must show that that never happened.

Local business groups have largely opposed such laws, arguing they are burdensome to administer and hurt the business climate. Chamber of Commerce has argued that a one size fits all mandate is unworkable, and that individual companies should be able to decide whether to offer paid family leave, and how much. But there are signs that business opposition to paid leave laws is softening..

Our continuing series on local architects influences and favorites continues with Risa Boyer Leritz, whose firm, Risa Boyer Architecture, celebrates a decade in Portland this year after being founded in Los Angeles in 2006. A 1998 graduate of the California College of the Arts, she began her career at Tanner Leddy Maytum Stacy (now Leddy Maytum Stacy) in San Francisco before spending four years with Los Angeles firm OJMR Architects and then opening her own firm. Recent projects include a midcentury modern renovation in the Mt.

Short History of TariffsPrior to 1776, tariffs were used as a form of bloodless war between nations, literally. It was the indiscriminate destructive nature of trade wars (retaliatory tariffs). It was this fact that led Adam Smith to publish Wealth of Nations in 1776 in an attempt to persuade parliament to choose free trade over trade war.

The first thing they will do at the Genius Bar appointment is run a diagnostic test on the phone. Since it will still charge with a charging mat it is unlikely that test will show any problems. Next they will want to restore the phone as new in order to make sure it not a software problem.

The Tudor era was suffering from a strange dilemma: Cities were getting bigger and luxuries like water pipes were becoming a thing, which hitched up the water consumption of those without pipes as well, because trends, man. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people still had to fetch their water from rivers, ponds, and whatnot, which was bad fucking news. Getting water from potentially perilous sources daily eventually became routine, and you stopped paying attention to every step, which is the exact opposite of how you should behave near water when you almost certainly can’t swim for shit and are wearing extremely heavy woolen clothing.