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PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Sawant and Licata Defend Rent Control Against State House Republican

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Atoosa Moinzadeh
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

City Council Approves Campaign Finance Initiative, Medical Marijuana Reform

Council gives thumbs up to crackdown on local medical marijuana market, sends Honest Elections Seattle intiative to the November ballot

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 07/13/2015
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City

Initial Emails to Mayor Mostly Oppose Zoning Change

Earnest emails to mayor debate big proposal

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/08/2015
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City Hall

O'Brien Calls for Audit of Affordable Housing Program

O'Brien concerned zoning loophole widely abused, costing city needed affordable housing dollars

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 06/30/2015
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City Hall

BMW DriveNow CEO Says New Carsharing Legislation Would Likely Bring Company to Seattle

Car2Go likely to face new competitor.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/12/2014
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Opinion

The 52 Percent

Why aren't there any renters on the city council?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/30/2014
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City Hall

Who Pays for a City?

A micro policy debate over the "linkage fee" highlights a macro policy debate for the city

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/21/2014
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Afternoon Jolt

Morning Jolt: Developers Lose Another Round

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 10/21/2014
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City Hall

Mayor Murray's Former Press Secretary Claims Discrimination

Mayor Ed Murray responds to a discrimination claim by his former press secretary.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/14/2014
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City Hall

Afternoon LIKE: The Sacrilegious Sally Clark

Clark says it may be time to reconsider growth boundaries.

  • Published 10/10/2014
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City Hall

Southeast Seattle, Welcome to 2015

Candidates for the local and state 2014/2015 elections meet their would-be constituents in the Rainier Valley.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/02/2014
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City Hall

Sawant's Flat Rate Proposal Falls Flat

A proposal that would have the city consider moving toward a single rate for all electric customers fell flat in a council committee today.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/24/2014
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City Hall

Committee Ends Neighborhood Veto on Internet Utility Boxes

In a win for broadband providers, a council committee voted today to end a rule allowing residents to effectively veto new utility boxes on city-owned planting strips.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/23/2014
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Opinion

Isn't It Weird That: Activists Don't Want Growth, but Want the Money That Comes with It?

A weird thing we noticed about the Seattle Displacement Coalition.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/15/2014
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City Hall

Mayor Murray Vacant on Microhousing Legislation

Hiding behind Mike O'Brien, Mayor Murray is showing a lack of leadership on aPodments.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/04/2014
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PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Last Chance for Park(ing) Day Registration

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Kristen Farnam
  • Published 08/29/2014
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City Hall

Land-Use Chair Wants to Increase Number of Backyard Cottages

Prefab DADUs (detached accessory dwelling units, aka cottages) could be coming to a backyard near you.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/15/2014
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City Hall

Chamber Plans for 2015 City Elections

The Seattle Chamber's political arm is planning early for next year's city council elections, when all nine seats will be on the ballot.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/14/2014
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City Hall

Revolving Fund for Transit-Oriented Development In the Works

The PSRC, city, and county are working on a revolving fund to help pay for affordable housing at transit centers.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/14/2014
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City Hall

Microhousing Moves Forward; Nobody "Completely Happy"

New regulations on microhousing get a hearing at City Hall; sponsor Mike O'Brien says nobody is "completely happy" with the proposal.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/13/2014
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