Friday, July 1, 2022

Hannah Krieg

Slog AM: Inslee Signs the Indigenous Amber Alert Bill, Republicans Hate People with Diabetes, and Washington's 18 Derogatory Sites

Virginia Foxx doesn't want the government to control our lives so she voted against capping insulin cost. Interesting logic, friend. C-Span screenshot Protect Indigenous Women: Yesterday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's and People's Alert...

Seattle City Council Embarks on Tree Conservation Crusade, but Strauss Says Urbanists Need Not Worry

When this man starts talking trees, an urbanist loses their wings screenshot from Seattle ChannelOn Tuesday, the city council voted to pass a bill that requires tree service providers to register with the city prior to conducting commercial tree...

New Campaign Aims to Put Social Housing on the Ballot in Seattle

The proposed public developer would build housing for people earning up to 120% of Seattle’s Area Median Income. ah_fotobox / GETTY On Monday afternoon, House Our Neighbors! (HON) filed a ballot initiative to establish a public developer that would...

I Survived a Pandemic and All I Got Was a Streaterie

Hazard pay will sunset one day, but street cafes? We can't lose that. screenshot from Seattle ChannelNow that the pandemic has reached a level of pain and suffering that American governments feel comfortable with, the Seattle City Council...

Slog AM: Seattle to Sweep 100 Unhoused People, Trump Is #StillWithHer, and Abortion Rights Advocates to Rally Outside of Billie Eilish Concert

Cherry blossoms. Allegedly. HKStop the sweeps: If you haven’t noticed, the city is extremely sweep-happy right now. And these aren’t the softer JustCare sweeps that include weeks of outreach. Many of these people are not getting housing referrals and...

Seattle Has Less Than a Month to Replace the Six-Month Eviction Defense

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda’s office says she’s working to see how the council could tighten up the original ordinance and fix the issue the court identified. Seattle ChannelAfter the courts nixed the Seattle City Council’s strongest post-moratorium protection for renters,...

Slog PM: Tulip Workers Strike in Skagit, Another Tree Murder Song, and a Sweet Little Ferry Turns 54

Washington Bulb Workers picket early this morning for better pay. Andrew EckelsWe want to speak to Paulie: A week before thousands of tourists come to Skagit Valley for the annual tulip festival, Washington Bulb Company workers went on strike,...

SPD’s Strategic Plan Is Basically a Bulleted List With 25 Photos of Smiling Cops

CM Mosqueda was the only council member who mentioned the fact that cops have killed people. Shitty Screenshot from Seattle ChannelOn Tuesday, the Seattle Police Department presented its 2022 Strategic Plan to the city council’s Public Safety & Human...

Seattle Students Demand Masks in Class

Unlike the mask protests against King Inslee in Olympia, Seattle students are fighting to keep the masks on. HKOn Monday at 11 am, students from Seattle Public Schools (SPS) walked out of class and rallied at the John Stanford...

Downtown Seattle Association Hosts Group Therapy Session for the City's Rich and Powerful

Dream blunt rotation. HKOn Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Seattle’s business community members gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for the Downtown Seattle Association’s (DSA) “State of Downtown” event. In the middle of a two-and-a-half hour networking session featuring...

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