“I’m going to donate enough money to that campaign to make sure that we would win,” said Nick Hanauer, tapped by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to help draw up a $275 million homelessness levy.
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Gov. Jay Inslee met with President Donald Trump for the first time Monday and says he came away more worried than ever about the new...
A federal judge in Seattle declined to hold a hearing to consider releasing Daniel Ramirez Medina. The case will continue with oral arguments March 8.
The Transit Riders Union and other local organizations are launching a campaign called “Trump Proof Seattle” for a city income tax.
King County is still investigating, but it appears that a power surge might have knocked out two pumps and led to the massive damage.
Sound Transit says used cars are worth more than they actually are. That’s one reason why some people have been shocked by higher car-tab fees...
Yes, only in Seattle would a mayor propose that many new taxes in his first term. And we would love him for it!