More election news as we head into the prime season for candidate forums, and more.
This morning, the City Council got an update on the Seattle Center Arena renovation project, as well as some reassurances from its consultant that the project’s finances are sound. It also considered a change to the city’s contract with the Seattle Storm to hopefully keep their games in Seattle while they are displaced from the Arena.
Here’s what happened in council Chambers today.
Here’s hoping you hit the jackpot in your office’s GoT predictions pool.
Now here’s the news.
A very busy week ahead, with tons of meetings.
It’s the last day to file to run for election, and the election news is heating up.
Judge Robart rules from the bench, election news, and more.
The Puget Sound Business Journal covers a public forum on public safety earlier this week.
KUOW reports on an update to the city’s hate crimes law.
Capitol Hill Times reports that Council President Bruce Harrell will be UW Bothell’s commencement speaker.
This morning Judge Robart ruled “from the bench” that he has found the City of Seattle to be partially out of compliance with the 2012 Consent Decree between the Department of Justice and the city regarding biased policing.
Hate crime legislation, more talk of ADUs, and of course election news.
An update to the city’s hate-crime criminal statute moved out of committee this morning and will come up for final approval on Monday. It both expands the protected classes under the law, and makes it easier to prosecute hate crimes.