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Guest Opinion

A Tangible Solution to the Housing Affordability Crisis

Downtown Seattle Association director makes case for housing levy measure.

  • By Jon Scholes
  • Published 07/29/2016

Election 2016

Pro-Palestinian Rights Sign Pulled Down During Washington State Delegation DNC Roll Call

Video captures tense moment at convention.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/29/2016

Morning Fizz

Herbold Amendment to Grand Bargain Spooks Developers and Urbanists

Herbold amendment would add fees to account for demolition of existing housing.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/29/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Deputy Mayor Joncas Gets New Job Description in Latest Murray Office Shuffle

FAS director stepping into mayor's office to take on oversight of city departments.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/28/2016

Guest Opinion

Why I'm Supporting Seattle's Housing Levy

Targeted spending on affordable housing.

  • By Mike O'Brien
  • Published 07/28/2016

Morning Fizz

Greenways Group Denied Membership at Recent District Council Meeting

District council votes no to pedestrian group, community council says yes to upzones, and Department of Neighborhoods presents the numbers.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/28/2016

City Hall

New Survey Documents Workers' Scheduling Woes, Though Finds Majority "Satisfied" with Status Quo

Following up $15, city council continues to study secured scheduling legislation, though some workers said new rules aren't needed.

  • By Spencer Ricks
  • Published 07/27/2016

Morning Fizz

Email to City Council Accuses Mayor and Neighborhood Director of "Falsified" Report on District Councils

Georgetown leader says Murray and Nyland are misleading the council about district councils.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/27/2016

Morning Fizz

Darcy Burner Plays Sanders Role in Local Race as Democratic House Committee Funds Her Establishment Opponent

Democrats snub Burner, City Council backs hotel workers, and Burgess cites an iffy stat.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/26/2016

Afternoon Editorial

Broadening the Definition of Neighborhood Leadership

City hall's Department of Neighborhoods director says policy change is about adding new voices, not subtracting old ones.

  • By Kathy Nyland
  • Published 07/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Urbanist Hopes, Democratic Expectations, and Neighborhood Demands

What Tim Kaine means for the Democrats, what Jim McDermott means for the Democrats, and what West Woodland wants from Ballard.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Developer Pronounces Pod Apartments Dead

Council regulations have killed pod apartments, urban planner wants to kill I-123, and Murray faces Seattle Times hysteria for killing district councils.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/22/2016

Afternoon Editorial

Denouncing Mayor's Call for Broader Community Outreach, Seattle Times Defends "Tradition" and White Privilege

Times says marginalized communities simply "chose" not to get involved.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/21/2016

Afternoon Jolt

District Councils Meet in West Seattle to Denounce Mayor's Decision

District Council members say mayor's decision end relationship with neighborhood groups is unfair.

  • By Spencer Ricks
  • Published 07/21/2016

Morning Fizz

Council Pushes Limits on Airbnb as Hosts Say Tax Us Instead

Debate over Airbnb centers on affordable housing stock.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/21/2016

Morning Fizz

Seattle City Light Cuts Back Solar Power Incentive

Solar program is a victim of its own success, Airbnb hosts may be victims of over regulation, and neighborhood district councils say they're victims of Murray attack.

  • By Josh Feit and Spencer Ricks
  • Published 07/20/2016

Afternoon Jolt

New Council Proposal Would Ban Future Airbnb Hosts from Renting at Secondary Properties

Burgess scraps cap for outright ban on new Airbnb hosts in secondary market.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/19/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant Effort to Bypass Voters on Hotel Workers Initiative Fails

Sawant's procedural move would have allowed council to approve union measure next week.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/19/2016

Farewells

What’s Congressman Jim McDermott’s Real Legacy?

Legislative success—or simply the the soft liberalism of low expectations.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/18/2016

Morning Fizz

District Council Sends Out SOS

District council sends "open invitation" to begin organizing against Murray plan.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/18/2016
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