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Obscure Hearing Could Determine Major Seattle Housing Issue

The Queen Anne Community Council challenges city's backyard cottage proposal.

09/02/2016 By Josh Feit

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City Department Directors Reject Alternative Proposal to End Homeless Sweeps

Mayor's department heads say lefty proposal would prevent city from addressing unsanctioned encampments.

09/01/2016 By Josh Feit

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SDOT Gets It on Student Transit Rights, Superintendent Candidate Struggles on Student Trans Rights

Transit for low-income students, transit for the region, and "murky" answers on transgender rights.

08/31/2016 By Josh Feit

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King County Democrats Vice Chair Floats Idea of Island for the Homeless

Sounding like Trump, protesting Trump, and consulting for the chamber.

08/30/2016 By Josh Feit

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Queen Anne Emerges as Bulwark Against City's Development Goals

Queen Anne Community Council challenges zoning changes to single family zones.

08/29/2016 By Josh Feit

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Light Rail Ridership Spikes at 80,000 Passengers in One (Non-Event) Day

Booming ridership, opposition dollars, and an Amazon drive-thru.

08/26/2016 By Josh Feit

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Homeless Advocates Appeal to Council to Stop Mayor's Sweeps, Bagshaw Receptive to Proposal

Bagshaw says sweeps are making things worse, says she's working with mayor and advocates, and that she has council support.

08/25/2016 By Josh Feit

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Mayor Murray Holds First Reelection Campaign Fundraiser

With five council members endorsing already, Murray raises $25,000.

08/24/2016 By Josh Feit

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Social Justice, Environmental, and Labor Coalition Signs Voters' Guide Statement Against Carbon Tax Initiative

The housing crisis, the environmental crisis, and the homelessness crisis.

08/23/2016 By Josh Feit

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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

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Demolition Data Disputes Liberal Narrative

Transit-oriented development, lacking development, biking development, and myths about development.

08/19/2016 By Josh Feit

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Candidates Spar Over Environment and Minimum Wage at First Gubernatorial Debate

Bryant uses standard Rossi line against Inslee.

08/18/2016 By Josh Feit

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Poll: Inslee Leads GOP Opponent Bryant by Double Digits

Bryant faces Trump conundrum as Inslee leads by 12 points.

08/17/2016 By Josh Feit

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Black Lives Matter Condemns New Police Precinct at Tense Council Hearing

Council votes 7-1 to move ahead with new north Seattle precinct over objections and boos from crowd.

08/16/2016 By Josh Feit

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Smith Endorses Jayapal, Carlyle Doubles Down on Light Rail Financing Concerns

Jayapal nets major endorsement.

08/15/2016 By Josh Feit

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Sound Transit Committee Approves Northgate Parking Garage

Seattle City Council member Rob Johnson raises questions about need for parking.

08/12/2016 By Josh Feit

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A Tale of Two Cities: Dueling Urbanist Thinkers Address Seattle's Affordability Crisis

With contrasting views, local writers in deep conversation about development and displacement.

08/11/2016 By Josh Feit

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Freshman Council Member Herbold Emerges in Year One as Driving Force

Hey Ed Murray, never mind Lorena González, Mike O'Brien, or Kshama Sawant, District One's Herbold is ascendant.

08/10/2016 By Josh Feit

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Is the King County Council Relevant?

Questions about the King County Council, the Seattle Times, and landlords.

08/09/2016 By Josh Feit

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The Latest Results and the Latest Proposal

Democrats in the suburbs, Devil's in the details, questions about the polling, and no comment from the Times.

08/08/2016 By Josh Feit