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.
This morning’s news coverage focuses on homeless encampments, drivers unionizing, and whether Seattle and Tacoma might ever merge. Continue reading Friday morning news roundup: homeless encampments
The Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee met this afternoon to receive a report from the Director of SPU, to approve three historical landmarks, and to discuss changes to the Pike Place Market Historical Commission.
A veritable potpourri of City Council news coverage today. Continue reading Thursday morning news roundup: mixed bag
Council member Kshama Sawant is throwing down the gauntlet on parental leave. Continue reading Sawant fires up her supporters on parental leave
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
At the Council Briefing this morning, the council continued its conversation with the Office of Intergovernmental Relations (OIR)about the city’s legislative agenda. Continue reading Council briefing: legislative agenda