The City Council today held a public hearing on Propositions 1 and 2, two schools levies which fund operations and other programs in Seattle public schools. Continue reading Schools Levies Headed for the February Ballot
The Comcast franchise agreement renewal came back up for consideration today. Continue reading Comcast agreement, revisited
Just some quick notes from the morning Council briefing as they prepare for this afternoon’s marathon meeting. Continue reading Council briefing: notes for this afternoon
There is only one topic on people’s minds today: the City Council’s vote this afternoon on whether to allow Uber and Lyft drivers to form a union. Continue reading News roundup: Uber union vote (everyone’s watching).
Apart from the marathon City Council meeting tomorrow, this week will be pretty quiet in the Council Chamber as the Council wraps things up for the year (and the term). Continue reading This week at the City Council: that’s a wrap
Three are 52 items on the agenda for tomorrow’s weekly Full Council meeting — the last of the calendar year, and the last for this sitting Council before the newly elected members get sworn in on January 4th. Might as well get comfy; we’re going to be here a while. Continue reading Marathon City Council meeting tomorrow
It’s Union day! More coverage of Uber leading up to Monday’s City Council vote on allowing Uber drivers to unionize. Plus the Seattle Police Guild reject a proposed contract. Continue reading News roundup: unions
This morning’s news covers the discussion of installing an acoustic gunshot locator service in parts of Seattle.
The Seattle Preschool Program is doing well in its first year, according to a report presented to the Education and Governance Committee this morning. Continue reading Preschool program off to a good start
Labor issues and prison reform highlight the morning news.