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

Mayor's Race 2017

Andres Salomon Drops Out of Mayoral Race

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

04/20/2017 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

Mayor's Race 2017

McGinn Wants Another Shot at Mayor

McGinn announced his candidacy Monday morning over Twitter.

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

Fossil Fuel Divestment

City Retirement System Board to Reconsider Divesting from Fossil Fuels

The topic returns—and maybe it's not dead in the water this time.

04/13/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Calls for Case to Be Dismissed

The Seattle mayor's statement comes after his accuser's attorney requested to depose him.

04/13/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

What Exactly Are the Attorneys in the Mayor Murray Child Rape Allegation Case Up To?

An attorney who specializes in sexual abuse cases answers questions about the process and what to expect next.

04/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray's Attorney: There Is No Mole

The Seattle mayor's lawyer said the medical exam confirmed there was no mole described by his accuser.

04/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Council Wrap-Up

No Comments on Murray, Homeless Sweeps, and Environmental Policy Reform

Here's a rundown of the Seattle City Council meeting on Monday.

04/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Mayoral Campaigns That Weathered the Storm (or Didn’t) After Allegations

As Seattle's mayor vehemently denies charges of molestation, we examine other high-profile reelection bids that faced troubling accusations.

04/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Accuser's Attorney Wants to Schedule Video Deposition Next Week

The goal appears to be confirming some very personal details about Seattle's mayor.

04/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Accused of Sexually Abusing Child Decades Ago

The Seattle mayor's attorney said he will "defend this lawsuit vigorously."

04/06/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Nikkita Oliver Officially Enters the Race Against Ed Murray

You first heard her in Macklemore’s "White Privilege II."

04/03/2017 By Amber Wright

City Hall

Seattle to Sue Trump for Threat Against Sanctuary Cities

Other mayors may soon follow suit.

03/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

News

Mayor Murray to Seattle: We Are on Our Own

State of the City address pits Seattle against Trump, steps up homelessness efforts, proposes new taxes.

02/22/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

News

Happy Presidents' Day? What to Look for This Week in Seattle Politics

Key council votes, the Uber-union saga continues, and Senator Miloscia raises the stakes in his fight against King County safe consumption sites.

02/20/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

News Roundup

The Week in Review

Latest Seattle protests, a court ruling in Valentine's Day spirit, and breakups at the White House.

02/17/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo

Sanctuary City

Visit Seattle Has a Message About Protest (and You Know the Tune)

A new video shows the world how mayor Ed Murray's "Shine a Light" initiative lit up Seattle.

02/08/2017 By Allison Williams

That Washington

Rep. Jayapal Joins Local Fight Against Trump's Immigration Actions

“Right now, our legal team is looking at the executive orders to see what exactly might happen to King County if Trump’s executive orders are carried through.”

01/26/2017 By Spencer Ricks