November 19, 2017
at 12:01 pm
Put this on the list for 2018, lawmakers. The change to a simple majority to pass a school construction bond is long overdue.
November 17, 2017
at 3:04 pm
Incoming Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said she’ll set her own agenda for policy, including transportation. But her choice for deputy mayor, transit advocate Shefali Ranganathan,...
November 16, 2017
at 3:23 pm
The tax-reform bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would eliminate a financing tool used to build much of the country’s affordable housing. Congress...
November 15, 2017
at 2:23 pm
In its latest ruling, the Washington Supreme Court is telling the Legislature it has not yet met the requirements of fully funding K-12 education system.
November 14, 2017
at 1:49 pm
Victims of sexual abuse must know that public institutions support them and will not reject or attack those who come forward.
November 13, 2017
at 3:09 pm
Diplomacy by Ireland’s new prime minister, whose first official U.S. visit was to Seattle, should help strong West Coast ties to sustain policy changes and...
November 12, 2017
at 12:01 pm
President Donald Trump’s recent declaration of a public-health emergency for the opioid epidemic is mostly meaningless without more dollars for treatment.
November 10, 2017
at 2:49 pm
Gun laws can’t stop every homicide, but they do make America safer. One law the nation desperately needs is a ban on sales of military-style...
November 9, 2017
at 3:27 pm
With various amendments swirling, the City Council should uncouple the proposal to regulate online platforms such as Airbnb with budget deliberations.
November 8, 2017
at 2:30 pm
Women who work at Washington’s Capitol report a culture of inappropriate comments and unwanted touching. But the Legislature won’t release records of when lawmakers have...