Lots of interesting tidbits from this morning’s Council Briefing session, as meatier topics and legislation have begun to appear before the Council.
The City Council is partway through a series of information-gathering hearings as it begins its deliberations on the 2016 Housing Levy. Here’s an attempt to make sense of the mountain of data being presented.
Ike’s warning about the “military-industrial complex” was not only prescient for the sector he took aim at, but it was a foreshadowing of how an eagerness to privatize other government services has led to pathological outcomes.
Affordable housing tops the news this morning.
The vote to recommend Larry Weis’s confirmation as CEO of Seattle City Light headlines the news this morning.
This morning Council member Lisa Herbold began the process of drafting legislation to address secure scheduling.
This afternoon the Energy and Environment Committee voted by the thinnest of margins to recommend confirmation of Larry Weis’ appointment as CEO of Seattle City Light.
It’s a bad week to be working on a construction project in Seattle.
News coverage is dominated by op-ed pieces this morning, especially related to Larry Weis’s confirmation vote tomorrow.