Murray Allegations

Murray Resigns After Fifth Man Accuses Mayor of Sexual Abuse

Mayoral candidate Cary Moon said the city was more willing to "circle the wagons and protect his legacy" than to demand justice for survivors.

09/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Court Decisions Haven't Stopped Some Uber Drivers from Fighting Unionization

A small group of rideshare drivers continue to protest a law put on hold, but so far ultimately upheld in court.

08/31/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

8 Questions Answered About Seattle's Proposed Income Tax

Understanding the city's proposed income tax.

06/16/2017 Photography by Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Council Members Debate Soda Tax's Impact to Small Businesses, Low-Income Families

The council could vote on the tax as early as next week.

05/30/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Herbold Wants Closed-Captioning for Seattle Channel

"The closed-captioning is one that I'm going to be be taking on this year," the council member said.

05/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Council Passes "Milestone" Legislation on Police Accountability

The bill creates civilian oversight of the Seattle Police Department.

05/22/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Immigrants and Refugee Affairs

City Officials Want Immigrant Family Institute to Be a Permanent Program

Participants want to see the eight-week program continue, and expanded.

05/15/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

10 of the Best Tweets After a Flood of Mayoral Candidates

State representative Jessyn Farrell makes 14.

05/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Resistance Begins at Home

A Seattle manifesto just in time for January 20.

01/19/2017 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Musical Chairs at City Hall and in the State Legislature

Gonzaléz loses top staffer, Rossi back in state senate, and Uber rules take center stage.

12/06/2016 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Health Care Workers Stage "Die-in" at City Hall to Support Safe Drug Consumption Sites

As Seattle officials decide whether to implement the nation's first ever safe injection facilities, a coalition of local health care workers crash city hall to show support for the controversial approach.

12/02/2016 By Cassandra Calderon

Afternoon Editorial

Paying to Regulate Local Labor Standards with a Fee on Businesses

Council proposal has been incorrectly characterized as a tax.

11/22/2016 By Jennifer L. Robbins

Morning Fizz

Council Process Comes Under Scrutiny

Activist influence at city hall isn't as alarming as critics want it to be.

10/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Protesters Dog Murray Budget Speech

Murray talks directly about Black Lives Matter while protesters kept out of speech.

09/27/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Transit Activists Spoof Seattle Times

As Seattle Times sides with suburbs, Seattle Subway questions paper's relevance.

09/19/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Herbold Looking at New Business Tax Recommendation

Trumpism in Seattle? And city hall looking at new taxes on businesses?

08/22/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Editorial

Broadening the Definition of Neighborhood Leadership

City hall's Department of Neighborhoods director says policy change is about adding new voices, not subtracting old ones.

07/25/2016 By Kathy Nyland

Afternoon Jolt

District Councils Meet in West Seattle to Denounce Mayor's Decision

District Council members say mayor's decision end relationship with neighborhood groups is unfair.

07/21/2016 By Spencer Ricks

Afternoon Jolt

New Council Proposal Would Ban Future Airbnb Hosts from Renting at Secondary Properties

Burgess scraps cap for outright ban on new Airbnb hosts in secondary market.

07/19/2016 By Josh Feit