KING 5 news reporters talk to a group of 7 Boeing machinists about why they rejected the 777X contract, if they’re having 2nd thoughts as the competition to draw the Boeing jobs to other states heats up and why the think Boeing is bound to keep the 777X jobs in the Puget Sound despite all the sabre rattling about moving to a more labor-friendly state
John Carlson reads the letter a KVI listener sent to Executive Dow Constantine outlining why transit taxes are already too high and the taxes charged to car owners are too steep as King County leaders look for more money to stave off Metro bus route service cuts.
Seattle Police say the argument began at a company Christmas Party. John Carlson covers the story of the woman accused of driving over her husband after they argued while he was hiding behind a small tree.
Military and foreign affairs analyst, Ralph Peters, joins John Carlson to talk about the massive protests by Ukranians who are defying their president and want to join the European Union in order to distance themselves from Russia economically.
John Carlson quickly covers three odd-ball stories about the NSA, a Benghazi update and an ObamaCare update.
John Carlson interviews the associate director of “The Alliance for a Just Society” about a new report they authored entitled “Searching for Work That Pays in the Low-Wage Economy”.
Seahawk fans are frustrated with the loss but considering the circumstances, the Seahawks are still the clear front-runner in the NFC. John Carlson and Zorn talk about the rivalry that has emerged between the two teams, head coaches and what happens if they cross-paths in the playoffs.
Analyst and author at the Cato Institute, Michael Tanner, joins John Carlson to analyze the latest ObamaCare enrollment statistics and the overwhelming amount of those that are signing up for Medicaid, not private insurance.
John Carlson talks about the life and legacy of the former South African president who spent 27 years in jail in his fight to end apartheid. Known affectionately in Africa as "Madiba", Mandela can be seen here in his first televised news interview in 1961.
John Carlson coordinates the latest media coverage on yesterday's march by supporters of a $15 hour minimum wage for Seattle. It leads to a testy call from a KVI listener who disagrees with John about his views on the hefty minimum wage increase.
With political gridlock and divided government between control of Congress and the White House, President Obama and Fox News host, Neil Cavuto both share their views about the lack of political action this year.
A new report from our states anit-DUI work group ranks random sobriety check points high on their list of how to increase penalties and reduce DUIs. St. Rep. Roger Goodman joined John Carlson to state his case on why he's for the check points.
Earlier this week John Carlson spoke with Ron Unz, one of few conservatives who supports raising the minimum wage, but thinks $15 may be a bit too much.