Guest Opinion

Pramila Jayapal Reflects on Her First 100 Days in Congress

Seattle's U.S. representative says "the soul of our country" is at stake.

04/28/2017 By Pramila Jayapal

2017 Elections

Bill Bryant Knows What He Would Do as Mayor, but Says He Won't Run

"It's not so much a platform as what people come up and talk to me about every day," Bryant said Friday morning.

04/28/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Murray's Public Safety Advisor, Scott Lindsay, Is Running for City Attorney

Lindsay said Holmes's office got off to a good start but "flatlined and floundered" on criminal justice reform.

04/27/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Council Could Pass Soda Tax as Early as June

The tax would be enacted in 2018 and is estimated to raise $23 million the first year.

04/27/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Income Tax

4 Legal Challenges to Keep in Mind About the Income Tax

What exactly will the legal fight look like?

04/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Federal Judge's Block on Trump Could Help Seattle's Case

Seattle sued the Trump administration last month for its threat to withhold money from sanctuary cities.

04/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Murray Accuser's Attorneys Allege Cover-Up; Businesses Want Someone Else

A wrap-up on latest developments to Seattle mayor Ed Murray's bid for reelection.

04/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Council Passes May Day Resolution—without a Crowd

A Latina advocate said immigrants are too busy working to make the 2pm Monday meetings.

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Income Tax

Herbold Wants to Pass Income Tax Legislation by July 10

The council member says the decisions will be based on what council thinks would provide the "strongest legal path forward."

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

First the City, Then the State: The Fight for an Income Tax Begins (Again)

Advocates for the income tax want the city's legislation to make it to the state Supreme Court.

04/21/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Andres Salomon Drops Out of Mayoral Race

"Over the past two weeks, the race has been completely transformed."

04/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Fremont Brewing Owner Sara Nelson Joins Race for City Council

The small business woman says her experience working in both the private and public sectors prepared her for the seat.

04/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

City Will Receive $440,000 in Settlement Over Unauthorized Cutting of Public Trees

The West Seattle homeowners allegedly cut about 150 trees in environmentally critical areas to improve their views.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray's Accuser Reveals His Identity

The 46-year-old man known as D.H. provided his full name in documents filed Tuesday.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Cary Moon Is Running for Mayor

Moon is the civic activist most well-known for leading the fight against the SR 99 tunneling project.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

3 Seattle Council Members Are Attending Samantha Bee's Trump Roast

Seattle's five council women received an invitation after their appearance on Full Frontal last year.

04/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

How Far Does the City's $1 Million Legal Defense Fund Go?

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project director estimates a cost of $5,000 to $10,000 per case.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

McGinn Wants Another Shot at Mayor

McGinn announced his candidacy Monday morning over Twitter.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

House Bill Aims to Fix Sound Transit's Inflated Car Values

But the bill would cost Sound Transit an estimated $780 million.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Opinion

Dear Mayor Murray: Don't Blame the Press for Your Problems

An open letter to Ed Murray.

04/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine