Friday, July 1, 2022

Hannah Krieg

Regional Homelessness Authority Will Try to Solve Homelessness with Philanthrocapitalism

Will we fund a solution to homelessness via taxes or asking the rich nicely? Anne MartensOn Thursday, King County and the City of Seattle announced a new “Partnership for Zero” plan to “dramatically reduce” unsheltered homelessness downtown. So far,...

Slog PM: King County Ditches Vaccine Requirements at Restaurants and Bars, Lots of Legislative Workers Call Out Sick, and a Tiny Bit of Pop...

Vaccine cards, who needs 'em? ARTISTGNDPHOTOGRAPHY/GETTYMaybe the anti-vaxxers will stop acting oppressed: King County officials announced today that restaurants, bars, gyms, and theaters will no longer have to check customers' proof of vaccination start March 1. King County Executive...

Gig Workers Ask the Seattle City Council to Deliver a Minimum Wage

A special delivery to the council: Bags tagged with receipts showing the actual amount a driver was paid for delivering groceries and takeout. HK On a normal Wednesday afternoon Seattle gig workers might drop off a warm meal or...

Mayor Bruce Harrell Made a Bunch of Promises in His First State of the City Address

In the Mayor's One Seattle, we have a both/and attitude Screenshot from Seattle ChannelOn Tuesday, Mayor Bruce Harrell gave his first State of the City address. Just six weeks into the gig, his biggest accomplishments so far include ending...

Slog PM: City Council Hosts a Safe Space for Business Owners, Governor Could End Mask Mandates Soon, and Apparently Washingtonians Can't Kiss

Sara Nelson, the voice of the small business owner. COURTESY OF THE NELSON CAMPAIGNSmall business is finally at the table: Today, at long last, Seattle's most marginalized group, the business community, got to share its untold stories. The Seattle...

Harrell Wants Local Control Over Gun Policy. He'll Need Way More Than Luck.

Taking bets: Will Harrell get local control over gun policy before Sawant gets local control over rent hikes? City of SeattleAs gun violence soars in Seattle, during a press conference last week Mayor Bruce Harrell said he wanted to...

CID Community Watch Not Impressed by Mayor Harrell’s Hot-Spot Policing Strategy in Little Saigon

Full of fresh ideas, Harrell says SPD is going to target high-crime areas screenshot from Seattle ChannelIn a press conference on Friday, Mayor Bruce Harrell directed the Seattle Police Department to embrace the strategy of hot-spot policing to rid...

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