There were more twists and turns on the way to the city of Seattle's 2021 budget than anyone could have predicted. But the City Council...
Seattle Times staff reporter Daniel Beekman covers Seattle city government and local politics.
Of the nine council members, only Kshama Sawant and Tammy Morales voted to slash the Seattle Police Department's $9 million recruitment allotment and redirect the...
Seattle City Council members will decide whether to budget for police hiring in 2021.
Rainier Valley birth center, Ethiopian community center among Seattle projects awarded equitable development grants
Seattle's Equitable Development Initiative has awarded $36 million to community projects since 2017.
Business owners who applied for grants previously must reapply, because the criteria for the new round are different.
Seattle City Council proposes own version of spending plan that cuts spending in the Police Department but increase spending in social programs and capital projects.
Local leaders optimistic about what Biden’s election will mean for Seattle and Washington state VIEW
Washington officials anticipate a more respectful, generous White House when it comes to sending federal to address state's needs.
Durkan requires City Council approval for the plan, which would add $1.2 million to Seattle's remaining 2020 budget and about $4.4 million next year to...
With a tighter budget than in recent times, Seattle politicians are trying to decide what services residents can and can't do without in 2021.