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Republicans Outspending Democrats in Key Suburban Seattle State Senate Race

More pot money, less Inslee money, and more GOP independent spending.

11/01/2016 By Josh Feit

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2 Controversial Council Votes Return: The SoDo Stadium and Bike Sharing

Council likely to revisit the stadium street vacation and saving bike share—both big issues from 2016.

10/31/2016 By Josh Feit

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Murray Set to Make Announcement About Empty Civic Square Lot

A big announcement about the hole in the ground across from city hall and no big announcements from the NBA.

10/28/2016 By Josh Feit

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Negative Ads, Negative Balance Sheets, and Negative Emails

Walkinshaw versus Jayapal, Hansen's taxes, and opponents of a safe heroin site.

10/27/2016 By Josh Feit

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Public Money Still on Table in Hansen's New Offer

City could forgo millions in tax revenue in latest proposal.

10/26/2016 By Josh Feit

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Poll: Inslee Tops 50 for First Time, Minimum Wage Edging Toward Magical 60 Percent

Latest Elway polling shows promising year for Democrats. Duh.

10/25/2016 By Josh Feit

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Weyerhaeuser's Mixed Message

Weyerhaeuser moves into the city, debates over urban space, and Obama joins the local debate.

10/24/2016 By Josh Feit

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Picking Up More Council Support, Murray Set to Offer Homeless Encampment Guidelines of His Own

O'Brien ally Johnson tells constituents he's shifting away from O'Brien bill and toward Murray.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

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The Real Difference Between the Competing Homeless Encampment Proposals

Is the city making a credible offer of shelter and services to the homeless?

10/20/2016 By Josh Feit

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Murray Kicks Off Reelection Bid with Westin Luncheon Fundraiser

Murray raises $150,000 at first fundraiser.

10/19/2016 By Josh Feit

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With 7 Council Members on His Side, Murray Reaches New Bargain on Original Developer Grand Bargain

Murray saves HALA, council delays Sawant legislation, and O'Brien caught in housing irony.

10/18/2016 By Josh Feit

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O'Brien Stands Up to Angry Crowd at Council Meeting

O'Brien defends rights of homeless as public anger over unsanctioned camping hits city hall.

10/17/2016 By Josh Feit

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The Trump Effect

Local conservatives cancel fundraiser for GOP candidate, local soccer club spreads disinformation about O'Brien's encampment legislation.

10/13/2016 By Josh Feit

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SPD Shooting in Jungle as Council Set to Take Up Revised Encampment Legislation

In face of potential Murray veto, Bagshaw says if she doesn't have council consensus, she won't call for a vote on encampment bill.

10/12/2016 By Josh Feit

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Chief O'Toole and Council Member Juarez Push Back on Sawant Over North Precinct

Sawant flags $15 million budget item for controversial North Precinct, Democrats flag misleading Republican campaign ad.

10/11/2016 By Josh Feit

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New Poll: Voters Feel Good, Inslee in Solid Positon Heading into Election

Inslee up by double digits, plus part two of our Black Lives Matter Q&A.

10/07/2016 By Josh Feit and Cassandra Calderon

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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

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Email: Seattle Times Reporter Calls Out Paper's Own Anti–Sound Transit Bias

Reporting on Sound Transit and arm twisting for donations.

10/04/2016 By Josh Feit