Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup: Seattle's Parking Ordinance, Sinclair, Tariffs

Your local politics morning digest.

04/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Russian Consulate, Another AG Lawsuits, and Seattle Landlords' Win

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

03/30/2018 By Grace Madigan

Mayor's Office

Durkan Halts Downtown Streetcar Project Pending Review

The Seattle mayor said there were "too many questions about the true costs of this project and the risks to taxpayers."

03/30/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

How Seattle's New Law Would Change Parking Requirements

Seattle council members will vote on the parking bill Monday.

03/30/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

Washington State Bans Conversion Therapy for Minors

Washington will be the 11th state to ban the practice.

03/28/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Police Reform Activists Urge City Not to Settle Officers' Claim

"We cannot afford for Seattle to cave into the demands of police officers' hurt feelings."

03/28/2018 By Hayat Norimine

That Washington

Local Officials Speak Out Against a New Citizenship Question on the Census

Blue states would get hit the hardest—both in federal funding and government representation.

03/27/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Out of Sight

What Are Seattle Views Really Worth—And What Happens When We Lose Them?

Views of natural wonders like Puget Sound and the mountain ranges are increasingly scarcer, and pricier.

03/27/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Gun Violence

Scenes from Seattle's March For Our Lives

Thousands marched from Cal Anderson Park to KeyArena on Saturday.

03/26/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Spending Bill, Voter Access, Gun Control

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

03/23/2018 By Grace Madigan

Olympia Dispatch

10 Changes You Should Know the State Legislature Made This Year

What did a Democratic majority accomplish?

03/22/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Seattle Officials Want a Law to Require Gun Owners to Lock Up Their Weapons

"Their message to us as leaders has been clear—we have failed them and we must act."

03/21/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Seattle's Human Services Director Steps Down

Lester in a statement said the decision was "both difficult and personal."

03/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Gun Violence

Scenes Across the State from Yesterday's School Walkout

Public school students across the state walked out of their classrooms at 10am, exactly one month since the Parkland school shooting.

03/15/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Trump’s Tariffs, Right to Camp, Property Tax Cut

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

03/09/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

City Hall

Will a $75 Million Head Tax Be Enough?

The task force will push for more than just a tax on big businesses this year.

03/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

Legislators Approve Initiative on Police Deadly Force

Goodman said "it's an example for the nation to begin this process of compassion between both sides."

03/08/2018 By Hayat Norimine

#MeToo

NPR: Sherman Alexie's Accusers Come Forward

Three prominent authors spoke on the record.

03/05/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

Bill to Remove State's Deadline to Pursue Charges of Child Rape Fails

"This did not fail on its merit."

03/05/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Top 10

Top 10 Stories: Public Records Veto, Sound Transit's CEO, Carbon Tax

A recap of last week's top political stories.

03/05/2018 By Araz Hachadourian