In this morning’s news: Lisa Herbold won the recount, the Council wants a better franchise deal from Comcast, the SODO arena politics get nasty, and Uber’s paid spokesperson says a union is unnecessary because working for them is a dream job.
News coverage today is dominated by the election results certification, and by the swearing in of Lorena Gonzalez. Continue reading Wednesday news roundup
This morning’s news covers yesterday’s budget approval, election results, and municipal broadband. Continue reading Tuesday morning news roundup
It’s fairly quiet on the news front this morning. Continue reading Monday morning news roundup
With Thanksgiving this week, Wednesday through Friday are quiet at City Hall. But there will be enough action on Monday to make up for it as the Council finishes the 2016 budget. Continue reading This week: final budget, Thanksgiving
Kshama Sawant has a guest editorial in the Stranger this morning, in which she once again makes a case for the City Council to pass through the budget amendment she proposed related to offering 12 weeks of paid parental leave to city workers.
Council member Okamoto’s temporary position on the Council concludes next Tuesday — the day that the election results are certified. Today he posted on the Council Connection blog a farewell, tongue firmly-in-cheek, to his fellow Council members. Totally worth a read.
News coverage continues to trickle in on the election earlier this month, and on Monday’s budget showdown. Continue reading Wednesday morning news roundup: election aftermath
A potpourri of news and op-ed coverage of the Seattle City Council this morning. Continue reading Monday morning news roundup
Election coverage continues, and discussion of the 2016 city budget is ramping up. Continue reading Saturday morning news roundup: election, budget, parental leave, jail