Seattle City Council

Seattle City Council

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Local Politics
Sawant has long been a vocal opponent of Murray maintaining his seat for the duration of his last year in office. ...
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Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation creating a city income tax on high-income households to move Seattle toward a fairer, more progressive tax system. ...
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Local Politics
Durkan revealed to us her plans for Pride (hint: they include Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand), transgender rights and her plans to help small business owners - if she secures a spot on the August ballot. ...
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Mac McGregor and Dawn Celeste McGregor
Editorial
Movements happen when it becomes impossible to sit on the fence any longer. We are inside one of these pieces of history right now, just as we were when PRIDE came into existence. ...
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Thursday, the Seattle Department of Human Resources released Guidance on Gender Identity in the Workplace, a new resource for City departments on gender identity and transitioning employees. ...
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Local Politics
Dr. Hisam Goueli is a gay Muslim Arab-American physician dual board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry who has worked to develop health care solutions around the world - and now he wants your vote, Seattle. ...
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Sara Nelson, the owner of Fremont Brewing, hopes to bring her values, expertise and experience of government works to Seattle City Council. Photo: Sylvia Lin
Local Politics
Sara Nelson, a Democrat who is running for the Seattle City Council, has three top priorities: economic development, homelessness and housing affordability, and the environment. ...
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Entertainment Local
Grammy and Oscar award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge has been celebrated three decades over for her paramount career in the recording industry, and now she’s upping the ante. You can do that when you’re the sitting atop the happiest point in your life. ...
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Local Politics
Sara Nelson, an environmental champion and owner of Fremont Brewing, a neighborhood small business, is running for Seattle City Council Position 8. Seattle City Council Position 8 is an at-large district covering all of Seattle. ...
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Local Politics
If elected, Mac McGregor would become the first transgender person to hold a seat on Seattle City Council and the first transgender person elected to office in Washington state. ...
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