Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess proposed a 2018 budget Monday that would boost money for homeless services and respond to a surge in spending on claims and lawsuits against the city.
Nick Licata and Chris Van Dyk say much has changed since Initiative 91 was crafted in 2006, and that it was never meant to be a “no tax” or “zero public expenditure” prohibition preventing the city from conducting business with private companies.
Republicans’ odd and repeated failures to come up with a health-care reform plan, despite controlling all branches of government, might be because the anti-government party doesn’t want to govern.
Sen. Maria Cantwell says funding cuts proposed in the latest Republican bill to repeal Obamacare would be devastating to the hundreds of thousands of children in Washington who are covered by Medicaid.
Russian hackers tried unsuccessfully to access Washington state’s election systems before the 2016 general election, federal officials told the state Secretary of State’s Office.
Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell talks about his few days as mayor, his flurry of executive orders, and why he never publicly called for Mayor Ed Murray’s resignation.