The Washington State Republican Party said Dino Rossi made the announcement about running for the 8th District seat during the party’s annual dinner.
Democrats say the extra tax money is likely needed to fill holes in the current budget left after lawmakers struck a last-minute agreement to avoid a state government shutdown.
Is a South Seattle bus stop, where would-be passengers have to stand on a narrow strip of grass between the road and railroad tracks, the worst bus stop in America? One very informal survey says it just might be.
Eli Sanders, The Stranger’s associate editor, says he took the temporary job with the mayor’s communications team on the condition that he could later write about the experience for the newspaper.
It would be true progress to never again hear the phrase, “OK … but” — two words that are at the start of so many sentences addressed to women who dare to state their opinion or stake their claim in the world.
City budget director Ben Noble told the committee that the Oak View Group’s $40 million transportation fund payment is to be spread over a 39-year lease term. He suggested the city could issue public bonds against the pledged OVG money if it requires a lump sum in the short term.
As the United States prepares to exit the Paris climate agreement under President Donald Trump, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in New York and Connecticut to push for solutions, some at the state level, to climate change.