City Council

González Wants $2 Million Legal Defense Fund Next Year

The city council member announced her plan to double the legal defense fund next year during an API candidate forum.

10/13/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Council

Seattle Reaffirms Support for DACA

A DACA recipient told council members the city should "prepare for the worst, as we undocumented youth have been doing."

10/02/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Bagshaw Apologizes to González for Comments on Friday

When asked why the council member supports Tim Burgess over Lorena González as mayor, Bagshaw said González was busy getting married and campaigning.

09/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Mayoral Candidate Is Banned from City Hall for a Year

Alex Tsimerman won't be allowed to enter city hall until July 13, 2018, according to the city.

07/20/2017 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

City Hall

As Police Reform Bill Moves Toward Council Vote, Community Police Commission Wants More

CPC members responded to letters from the city attorney and police chief.

05/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Jenny Durkan's Campaign Reports Raising $60,000 in 4 Days

And council member Lorena González said she won't run for mayor.

05/16/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Council Member Lorena González Is "Considering" Running for Mayor

Rumors say she has already decided.

05/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Editorial

A Regional Response to Regional Growth

Why expanding light rail is key to the future of the Puget Sound.

09/07/2016 By Lorena González

Morning Fizz

In Dramatic Vote, Council Rejects SoDo Sonics Deal

Maritime interests win out over new sports arena in 5-4 vote.

05/03/2016 By Josh Feit

Power Lines

Lorena González Has an Agenda of Her Own

Both the left and right want to claim the new city council member as their own. Boy, are they in for a surprise.

03/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle Police Acknowledge "Concerning" and "Consistent" Slower Response to Domestic Violence Calls

Response times to 911 calls, rent control, and Clinton versus Sanders.

01/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Final Word of the Year from the Year's Biggest Winner

Calling herself an urbanist, brand new at-large city council member Lorena González gets last say on the G-word, growth.

12/31/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Civil Rights Takes Center Stage at City Hall

New council members bring a new agenda to city hall, but does it include transit?

12/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Challenges Uber on Worker Rights, Murray Challenges UW on Affordable Housing

O'Brien legislation would allow collective bargaining in "gig economy," Murray letter admonishes UW

12/14/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Grassroots Fundraising Brings in $70,000 in September

Campaign trail roundup: fundraisers, fundraising, and doorbelling.

10/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday Likes and Dislikes Featuring Lorena González and Rob Johnson

Outtakes from our interviews with city council race frontrunners, including their opinions on the transportation levy and HALA recommendations.

09/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Muni League Rates Candidates, Veteran Godden and Socialist Sawant Score Lowest of Incumbents

Four candidates, including newcomers Gonzalez and Johnson, Rated Outstanding

07/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: City Council Position Nine

Bill Bradburd and Lorena González review the week's news.

06/26/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

36th Endorses González, Rejects Burgess

Caffeinated news featuring more city council endorsements

05/21/2015 By Josh Feit