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Thumbnail for - Afternoon Fizz: Human Services and Public Pot Consumption
Jul 23, 2014
City Hall
Mayor Ed Murray appoints a new head of human services, and city attorney Pete Holmes says it's time to stop targeting black and homeless people for smoking pot in public.
Thumbnail for - Two HSD Employees in Whistleblower Case to be Reinstated
Jul 26, 2012
City Hall
Closure for two city employees accused of downplaying a whistleblower case involving misappropriation of $91,000 in city funds.
Thumbnail for - Times Columnist: Eating Outdoors OK For Those With Money, Not for Homeless
Jan 18, 2012
On Other Blogs
Seattle Times columnist reports on a proposal to eliminate the city's only outdoor meal site. Image via Operation Sack Lunch.
Thumbnail for - City Could Eliminate Outdoor Meal Program
Jan 11, 2012
City Hall
The city plans to eliminate an outdoor meal program that serves more than 150,000 meals a year. Image via
Thumbnail for - Report Details Fraud Allegations, Disciplinary Action at City Agency
Oct 5, 2011
City Hall
An independent report concludes that city employees failed to prevent and investigate fraud by a contractor totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Thumbnail for - City Employee Used City Car for Trip to Snoqualmie Casino
Sep 6, 2011
City Hall
A vigilante driver catches a city employee using a city-owned car to visit a casino during the work day.
Thumbnail for - "Where the Action Is."
Jul 12, 2011
Morning Fizz
Tuesday Edition: Misappropriated money; Kemper Freeman is losing; a $5 million grant; and more.
Thumbnail for - Human Services Director Announced
Jun 8, 2010
City Hall
Mayor Mike McGinn announced that he's appointing Dannette Smith from Fairburn, GA, as his new director of the Seattle Human Services Department. Since August 2007, Smith has been director of the...
Thumbnail for - It Turns Out Rossi Has a History of Piling Up Earmarks Too
Jun 3, 2010
Morning Fizz
1. The city's acting human-services department director, Kip Tokuda, wrote in an email yesterday that his final day would be July 1, and that Mayor Mike McGinn has narrowed down the candidates...
Thumbnail for - Extra Fizz: Constantine Hires Department Director McGinn Let Go
Feb 9, 2010
City Hall
Editor's note: This post has been updated. King County Executive Dow Constantine has hired former Seattle Human Services Department director Alan Painter, Constantine spokesman Frank Abe...