Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant

Colin Kaepernick
Sports
On May 19, 2017, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant sent a letter to Seahawks General Manager Pete Carroll and owner Paul Allen urging them to sign Colin Kaepernick. ...
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Photo: Margo Vansynghel
Local
After the city council meeting, the group of residents and advocates went to Mayor Ed Murray’s office and waited for two hours to speak with a representative. ...
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Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Local
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, NoDAPL Seattle, and 350 Seattle celebrated unanimous Committee approval of Sawant’s bill to divest from Wells Fargo and adopt socially responsible banking practices. ...
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Amazon
Local
Sawant is calling on Amazon to heed the demands of pilots from Atlas Air, Southern Air, and Airborne Air, all represented by Teamsters Local 1224. ...
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Councilmember Kshama Sawant/Seattle City Council Photo
Local Politics
The historic oath of office ceremony ushered in first district-based representation system since 1910. Councilmember Debora Juarez became the first enrolled Native American to serve on the Seattle City Council. ...
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Local
Current state law does not allow cities to limit rent increases. Seattle has seen rent increases of up to 145 percent during 2015. ...
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Seattle Education Association Photo
Local
Seattle students will not be returning to school as scheduled. Instead, teachers will hit the picket line for the first time in 30 years. ...
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Kshama Sawant at the SEIU 1199NW rally at Swedish in July 2015
Local Politics
Councilmember Kshama Sawant has requested Seattle City Council be supplied with an accurate accounting of affordable housing units. ...
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Sawant LGBTQ Hate Crimes Forum/Photo: Matt Landers, GSBA
Local Top News
The overall mood of the debate appeared distressed and yet, at the same time, energized - in part because of the uptick in crime. ...
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This is the corner where the most recent assault on Capitol Hill occurred (January 25). Troy Burns yelled slurs at three men crossing the street at Broadway and Pike, then pulled a knife and approached.
Local Top News
With the upcoming election, Knittel said he saw the forum as a blatantly political move, intended to score points with Capitol Hill voters. ...
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