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Thumbnail for - Council Committee Moves Toward Ditching Surveillance Cameras in Parks
Jul 15, 2010
City Hall
A city council committee moves toward removing controversial surveillance cameras at Cal Anderson Park and suspending the permanent surveillance program.
Thumbnail for - Clarification: City Could Only Access One-Third of Potential Sales Tax
Jul 7, 2010
The C is for Crank
The city could only raise the sales tax 0.1 percent if a sales-tax increase fails to pass the county, county staffers now say. Also, my predictions about the tax.
Thumbnail for - Council Interested in Police Body Cameras, Skeptical About Cost Savings
Jul 7, 2010
City Hall
City Council members are intrigued by the prospect of putting cameras on police officers. But they aren't sold on claims of massive cost savings from buying the devices.
Thumbnail for - City Could Get Sales Tax Authority if County Fails to Put Tax on the Ballot
Jun 30, 2010
City Hall
If the King County Council stalemates again on a proposed sales-tax increase for criminal justice, the power to increase taxes could revert to the city—with a much more favorable split between...
Thumbnail for - Incumbents Know They're Vulnerable
Jun 15, 2010
Morning Fizz
1. According to the latest (May) campaign finance reports, Tim Eyman's main funder in past elections, retired Woodinville financial adviser Mark Dunmire, still remains nowhere to be seen on...
Thumbnail for - Burgess Calls Former Police Chief Candidate "Exceptionally Well Qualified"
Jun 9, 2010
City Hall
On his blog, City Council member Tim Burgess links to an interesting chart comparing the policing environments in Seattle, Sacramento (where former police chief candidate Rick Braziel, who...
Thumbnail for - Extra Fizz: Firefighters Issue Early Endorsements
Jun 2, 2010
City Hall
The Seattle Fire Fighters Union issued a short list of early endorsements today, and, as you might expect, the most interesting thing about it is who's not on it. Locally, the only Seattle City...
Thumbnail for - Today in Doomed Votes
May 24, 2010
City Hall
Non-King County Council edition: The city council plans to vote this afternoon on council member Tim Burgess' aggressive-solicitation law, which was vetoed by Mayor Mike McGinn. The council needs...
Thumbnail for - An Alternative Approach to the Graffiti "Problem"
May 17, 2010
City Hall
Late last month, city council members Tim Burgess and Tom Rasmussen asked the city auditor to recommend ways the city could improve its response to graffiti. We didn't give the idea much ink...
Thumbnail for - State Should Close Loophole to Public Disclosure Law
May 6, 2010
City Hall
Last month, Seattle Times reporter Emily Heffter had a nice scoop: Mayor Mike McGinn sent a series of text messages to his old friend and Sierra Club colleague, City Council member Mike O'Brien,...
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