Lots going on this morning.
The City Council and the Mayor made a big joint announcement today: a plan for increasing the parental leave benefit for employees of the City of Seattle as well as adding a paid family leave benefit.
The Council walked through the pending legislation coming up for vote this afternoon in the full Council meeting. Continue reading Council briefing 11/30/15
This morning’s news covers yesterday’s budget approval, election results, and municipal broadband. Continue reading Tuesday morning news roundup
Today’s full council meeting is the final chapter in the writing of the City of Seattle’s 2016 budget. Continue reading Full council meeting: budget finale
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 Kshama Sawant is throwing down the gauntlet on parental leave. Continue reading Sawant fires up her supporters on parental leave
A potpourri of news and op-ed coverage of the Seattle City Council this morning. Continue reading Monday morning news roundup