Murray Allegations

Murray Faces Mounting Pressure on Sexual Abuse Allegations

The LGBTQ Commission is asking for his resignation.

07/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council Position 8 Race

Candidate Profile: Hisam Goueli

"It became clear that health care was just not represented in policymaking decisions."

07/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Nikkita Oliver

The sixth in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Week in Review: Murray Allegations, No Capital Budget, and Obamacare

A wrap-up of this week's news in politics.

07/21/2017 By Liz Weber

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Cary Moon

The fifth in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/21/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Mayoral Candidate Is Banned from City Hall for a Year

Alex Tsimerman won't be allowed to enter city hall until July 13, 2018, according to the city.

07/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Murray Opposes More Human Rights Commission Appointments

"This attitude can only create an echo chamber between the commissions and the city's political branches," the Human Rights Commission wrote to the Seattle mayor.

07/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Mike McGinn

The fourth in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Police Accountability

Mayor, City Council Take Steps for More Police Reform

Seattle mayor Ed Murray signed an executive order requiring body cameras; and council members codified bias-free policing.

07/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

The Shade Index

7 Unforeseen Consequences of Seattle’s Soda Tax

The newly approved tax on sugary beverages, a health measure with a confusing tangle of exemptions, takes effect next year. Cost of soda will go up. Number of cavity fillings will go down. And things could get weird.

07/17/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Murray Allegations

The Charter Challenge in Removing Murray

Council member Lorena González in a press release Monday asked Murray to consider stepping down.

07/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Why Did Murray's Accuser Drop the Lawsuit? Lawyers Say It's Standard

A report by The Seattle Times showed documents lending credence to sexual abuse claims in 1984.

07/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Week in Review: Mayoral Endorsements, Tim Eyman, and Net Neutrality

A wrap up of this week's news in politics.

07/14/2017 By Liz Weber

Mayor's Race 2017

Tim Eyman Awkwardly Gets Involved in Seattle's Mayoral Race

In an odd press release Friday morning, Eyman likened Durkan to Donald Trump.

07/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Bob Hasegawa

The third in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Explainer

Could a Single-Payer Plan in Washington Soon Come to Pass?

As fights over national health care simmer in DC, one local state senator is pushing for a radical old idea: insuring every Washingtonian.

07/13/2017 By James Ross Gardner

Mayor's Race 2017

Labor Groups Divided on Endorsements for Mayor

SEIU 775 and the Martin Luther King County Labor Council didn't see eye to eye on the mayor's race this year.

07/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Survivor's Highlights and Cringeworthy Moments

Watch mayoral candidates display their talents.

07/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Candidate Profile: Jessyn Farrell

The second story in a series of mayoral candidate profiles.

07/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Power Lines

The Shooting of Charleena Lyles and the Return of the Police Accountability Conversation

The death of a mother who called for help is the nucleus of a restored movement.

07/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine