2020 Election

The Washington Primary Just Got a Whole Lot More Interesting

Super Tuesday didn’t end the Democratic race. It tightened it.

03/04/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

LEGISLATIVE PALATE

Complimentary Wine in Your Airbnb Is... Illegal?

Pretty much. But a local short-term rental operator is pushing to change that.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

PRIMARY CARE

Washington Dems Ditched the Caucus. Will That Make Our Votes Count?

By switching to an earlier, mail-in voting system, the state’s Democratic leaders hope Washington becomes a primary season destination.

02/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

Attention, Seattle Voters: Primary Ballots Are in the Mail

It actually counts this time. We swear.

02/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

CITY STATE

3 Takeaways from Durkan’s 3rd State of the City Address

The Seattle mayor recently launched her 2021 reelection campaign. Yesterday’s speech offered a preview.

02/19/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Cannabis Chronicles

Another Hit to Washington Home Growing

Companion bills to legalize recreational cannabis cultivation never took root in Olympia.

02/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Evict This

Seattle City Council Votes to Curb Winter Evictions

The new legislation aims to mitigate homelessness at a dangerous time of year.

02/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Wallet Watch

Washington Just Moved Closer to Ensuring College Affordability

The new tax adjustment would help secure Washington College Grant funding for free and reduced tuition.

02/07/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Amazon Reveals Its 2019 Financials as Olympia Weighs Big Business Tax

The tech giant's federal income taxes aren't staggering, but its other numbers are.

02/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Seattle's Progressive City Council vs. Amazon

Kshama Sawant's showdown with Amazon is poised to come to a head in 2020.

01/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Cyrus Habib and Other Local Politicians React to Drone Strike

TLDR: They're a bit concerned.

01/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Snap Judgment

What Should Be on the 2020 Washington State Legislative Agenda?

As lawmakers convene on January 13 to kick off the 2020 session, three Washingtonians opine on what they’d like to see.

12/23/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Global WA

Ukrainians in Washington Feel Stuck in the Middle

How hearings in DC impact the more than 50,000 Ukrainians living in the state.

12/12/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Explainer

A Seattle Voter's Guide to the November 2019 General Election

Before you drop your vote in the mail by November 5, here's a quick look at your ballot.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren Is Coming to Seattle. We Have Questions.

The Massachusetts senator will host a town hall event on August 25 at Seattle Center.

08/22/2019 By Lily Hansen

Climate (Policy) Change

10 Important Takeaways from Seattle's Green New Deal

Seattle City Council announced an ambitious list of climate goals. Here's what you need to know.

08/21/2019 By Lily Hansen

Politicks

A Trump Countdown Clock Ticks in Leschi

A few Seattleites have been marking the days until Trump’s potential exit since day one.

08/20/2019 By Lindsay Cohen

24-Hour Party People

Seattle Can Hear the Mueller Report in Full at a 24-Hour Marathon Reading

This weekend at Town Hall Seattle, nearly 100 locals will utter each word of Robert Mueller’s investigation.

07/18/2019 By Stefan Milne