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Former Starbucks President Howard Behar Blasts City Council

Former Starbucks head protests secured scheduling proposal, U.S. Supreme Court affirms Washington pharmacy rules.

06/28/2016 By Josh Feit

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Jayapal Scores Progressive Endorsement

Fuse for Jayapal, Times for Shih, Supreme Court for choice.

06/27/2016 By Josh Feit

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Campaign Themes Emerge as Sound Transit Sends $54 Billion Measure to Ballot

Sound Transit sends light rail measure to voters.

06/24/2016 By Josh Feit

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Internal Sound Transit Emails Reveal Confused Parking Strategy, UW Acknowledges U-Pass Not Working

PubliCola public records request shows how Sound Transit thinks about parking estimates, and UW outlines troubled U-Pass program.

06/23/2016 By Josh Feit

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Walkinshaw, Macri, Housing Levy Strong in 43rd District

Influential Seattle district makes primary endorsements.

06/22/2016 By Josh Feit

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U-Pass Program in Jeopardy?

Transit cuts, transgender rights, and tricky wording.

06/21/2016 By Josh Feit

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Sawant to Speak at Chamber Breakfast

A political first, a taxing discrepancy, a new model, and an old column.

06/17/2016 By Josh Feit

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Surprise Testimony at City Hall: Please Tax Us

Airbnb hosts tell council to tax them rather than regulating them out of business.

06/16/2016 By Josh Feit

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Neighborhood Council Freaked Out About Extra Poop that Comes with Density

SPD blast balls, neighborhood poop, new campaign ads, and neck to neck contributions.

06/14/2016 By Josh Feit

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Republicans Target Transgender Rights Again

Tense hearing slips into campaigning for antitransgender initiative.

06/13/2016 By Josh Feit

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Sanders Delegates Plan to Take Over State Convention

Sanders delegates, Clinton superdelegates, and trans delegates.

06/09/2016 By Josh Feit

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Seemingly Modest New Renters' Rights Law Represents Major Victory and Significant Tactical Shift for Sawant

By taking an iterative approach, Sawant may have her biggest impact yet.

06/07/2016 By Josh Feit

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Boasting, Endorsing, Streamlining, and Taxing

Walkinshaw claims polling shows him ahead, Macri to get key endorsement, Seattle weighs streamlining light rail process, and the tax factor.

06/06/2016 By Josh Feit

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Staff Shake-Up in Mayor's Office, Murray's Chief Lobbyist Out

Murray's lobbying director out, plus Bernie or Hillary, Brady?

06/02/2016 By Josh Feit

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The Vote Breakdown, the Process Breakdown, and the Regulation Breakdown

Does the pro-Clinton vote foreshadow a surprise in the 7th Congressional District race?

06/01/2016 By Josh Feit

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Parking, Renting, Endorsing, and Regulating

City looks at new protections for tenants, Capitol Hill looks at new parking revenue, and Conservation Voters issue surprise dual endorsement.

05/31/2016 By Josh Feit

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Sound Transit Revises Expansion with Expedited Timeline, Suburbs Lead the Way on Zoning Changes

Suburbs agree to help pay for downtown Seattle tunnel and streamlined permitting process. What's Seattle doing?

05/27/2016 By Josh Feit

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King County Democrats Endorse, Sound Transit Revises, Hillary Clinton Surprises, and Lindy West Speaks

Jayapal wins King County Democrats endorsement, but race remains tight at district level.

05/26/2016 By Josh Feit

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Council Diversity? No Renters on Council Dais

City council members' financial disclosure forms, Pete Holmes's conflicted mission, and unionizing the $15 campaign.

05/24/2016 By Josh Feit

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Jayapal Scores Statewide Labor Endorsement, Walkinshaw Top Vote Getter in North Seattle

Democrats choose candidates and delegates.

05/23/2016 By Josh Feit