This morning U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo rescinding Obama-era guidance on federal enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) as it relates to marijuana. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes had sharp words in response.
Today’s news has two features on Debora Juarez. Plus lots of other things going on as the City Council gets down to business.
Increasing scrutiny of the Seattle Police Department leads the news this morning.
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
City council new coverage this morning includes the continuing election aftermath punditry, plus reporting on outcomes of the 2016 budget and other Council actions this week.
This morning’s news coverage is dominated by coverage of the proposed changes to marijuana zoning, and the plan to build a new basketball/hockey arena in SODO.
This afternoon the Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee met to consider several items, including changes to zoning restrictions on marijuana commercial activities. Continue reading Marijuana zoning changes considered by council committee
This week the Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee will consider an update to the city’s zoning for marijuana-related activity. Continue reading Marijuana zoning updates to be considered
Now that the budget is done, things are getting busy for the City Council again — especially since there is only a month left before the end of several Council members’ terms (and only two weeks before they break for the holidays). Continue reading This week at the City Council – committee wrap-up