What Happens in Olympia

A Guide to Understanding the 66th Legislative Session

From a capital gains tax to action on climate change, these are the bills to watch during the extra long session.

12/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Resistance Begins at Home

A Seattle manifesto just in time for January 20.

01/19/2017 By Josh Feit

Inauguration 2017

Hope and Resistance in Seattle

We might not all be happy with who’s running the country for the next four years. But those years don’t have to be hopeless.

01/19/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Environment

The Northwest Is Now "The Thin Green Line" of Blocking Coal Exports

Our local policies in Washington have global environmental impact.

01/19/2017 By Allison Williams

Silver Linings

Planned Parenthood Is Back on Defense. Just the Way They Like It.

The local CEO is ready for the fight over reproductive health services.

01/19/2017 By Allison Williams

Hope and Resistance

Our Sanctuary City Status Is More Than Just Talk

A 13-year-old ordinance is the basis for this designation—and it's how we welcome immigrants and refugees to Seattle, officially.

01/19/2017 By Madeline Ostrander

Guide to Giving

20 Great Nonprofits to Give to in 2017 and Beyond

In no particular order, 20 local and regional groups helping those who the new presidential administration promised policies may hurt.

01/19/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Year in Review

Shameless in Seattle

The year bunnies attacked, a white woman pretended to be black, and a ton of stuff fell off trucks.

12/08/2015 By Matthew Halverson