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Statewide upzoning proposal aims for ‘stout’ housing density near mass transit

Housing, growth management, and a push for upzoning are among the challenges faced by the state Legislature in 2022. How those problems intersect with perhaps...

King County jail ‘crisis’ prompts joint request for release of non-violent offenders

A coalition of public defenders and corrections officers are demanding that the county take immediate action to relieve a short-staffed jail system overburdened with COVID...

SPD ‘misinformation campaign’ has council, mayor’s office demanding answers

With the conclusion of an investigation into the Seattle Police Department’s faked radio chatter— which falsely suggested the presence of far right-right “Proud Boy” protestors...

A decade in the making, SPD monitor charts path to consent decree closure

Reformation of the Seattle Police Department exists within the context of the Department of Justice’s Consent Decree, which dates back to 2012 and has been...

Washington state to preserve, reseed two million acres of forest by 2040

Against a backdrop of record setting wildfires during the 2021 season and an unprecedented heat bubble in the Pacific Northwest that killed 100 people in...

King County Council rejects attempt to remove public homeless encampments

The King County Council has rejected a proposal intended to address homeless encampments in unincorporated King County. The motion, which did not appear before the...

A recall Sawant PAC, A Better Seattle, released from campaign contribution limit

The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission has released the recall Councilmember Kshama Sawant political action committee “A Better Seattle” from its campaign contribution limits. New...

Seattle council’s post-election stance on police funding begins to take shape

In what will become the first litmus test for Seattle City Council’s position on police funding after the general election, Councilmember Kshama Sawant has introduced...

With insurance rates at stake, judge rolls back Washington’s executive power

The extent to which Washington state’s executive branch has been able to invoke the COVID-19 pandemic in its use of emergency rulings met a crossroads...

With WA state’s ferries in a ‘critical situation,’ solutions are months, years to come

As of Friday morning, the Washington State Ferry System had canceled 141 total sailings in what the Joint Transportation Committee’s (JTC) ranking House Republican Andrew...

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