City Hall

Council—and their Advisors—Question McGinn's Downtown Spending Request

The city council, and its policy staff, continue to question the mayor's request for a big expansion of a plan to combat crime downtown.

10/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

As Domestic Violence Surges, McGinn Proposes Restoring DV Funding

Mayor Mike McGinn announces plans to fund new domestic-violence services, in the wake of news that domestic violence reports have surged 60 percent during his term.

09/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: Vulcan News and Gender Equity at the Mayor's Office

Gender pay gap twice as large in McGinn office as city as a whole; pro-density city planner moves to Vulcan.

09/17/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Friday Afternoon Fizz: McGinn vs. FOX, SLU vs. Downtown, and More

Late-Friday Afternoon Fizz featuring Cascade Bicycle Club, McGinn on FOX, and affordable housing downtown.

08/23/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

McGinn: $400,000 More for Cops

Mayor Mike McGinn proposes spending $400,000 more for overtime to put officers at crime "hot spots" around the city.

08/16/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs Today

Early On Other Blogs: Council v. Mayor Edition

An early OOBT, featuring the city council vs. Mayor Mike McGinn.

08/15/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

Extra Fizz: Independent Expenditures Back McGinn, Murray

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED Who's funding the independent expenditures in the mayor's race?

07/16/2013 By Josh Feit

That Washington

Feds Say No Regional Review of Coal Trains; McGinn Testifies

As environmental advocates, including Mayor Mike McGinn, head to D.C. to ask for environmental review of coal trains, the Army Corps of Engineers indicates they won't look at regional or international impacts.

06/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Council Scuttles McGinn's Proposed Ship Canal Bridge Study

The city council scuttles Mayor Mike McGinn's proposal to study a new bridge for light rail to Ballard and scales back his Eastlake transit study proposal.

06/17/2013 By Afternoon Jolt


PubliCalendar: Light Bulbs, Light Rail, and Successful Students

Today’s picks for civic nerds.

03/12/2013 By Anna Chatilo

City Hall

Mayor, Council Spar over Parking Rate Change in Chinatown

In a duel over data, council members spar with the mayor over decision to lower parking rates in Chinatown.

03/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Gun Control, SPD Reform

The day's winners and losers.

03/05/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about the McGinn narrative, and the McGinn

02/15/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Coal, Reimbursements, and "Legitimate Rape"

Our daily roundup.

01/29/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That...

Pot investments, PDC enforcements, and strange bedfellows.

01/28/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Harrell's Candidacy Further Diminishes McGinn's Chances

A former McGinn supporter argues that Bruce Harrell's entry into the mayor's race further diminishes the mayor's already dwindling chance for reelection.

01/16/2013 By Yusuf Cabdi

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Two Losers—McGinn and Murray.

The day's winners and losers.

01/10/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

McGinn Announces Reelection Bid Amid Sonics Rumors

Amid rumors that investor Chris Hansen is poised to buy the Sacramento Kings, Mayor Mike McGinn announced his reelection bid today.

01/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Exit Interviews and a Seller's Market

Our daily roundup.

01/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett