Seattle To Decide On New Income Tax For High-Income ResidentsOpponents say the tax is illegal and unconstitutional. They warn that the tax would be increased and expanded over time.
Seattle Council To Hold Public Hearing In Fatal ShootingThe Seattle City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday night on the fatal shooting of a Seattle mother by police.
Seattle To Decide New Scheduling Rules For Hourly WorkersThe Seattle City Council is scheduled to vote Monday afternoon on new scheduling rules for hourly retail and food-service employees
Protesters Fight Seattle City Council Proposed Police PrecinctThe Seattle City Council meeting was interrupted by protesters trying to join a meeting about the proposed $149 million North police precinct.
Seattle Mayor On Arena Vote Vitriol: "Misogynistic Insults, Vile Comments And Threats Unacceptable"Mayor Ed Murray, who urged the council to vacate the stretch of Occidental Avenue in Seattle's SoDo District, said the gender-based attacks must stop
Seattle Experiments With New Solutions To Ease HomelessnessAs homeless deaths mounted last fall in Seattle, elected officials declared an emergency, resorting to a tool often reserved for natural disasters to confront the burgeoning population of people living on the streets.
Seattle Becomes First City To Allow Uber, Lyft Drivers To UnionizeThe Seattle City Council voted 8-0 in favor of the legislation, according to CBS News
Lorena Gonzalez, Seattle City Council's 1st Latina, Sworn InThe Seattle City Council has its first member of Latino descent.
Seattle City Council Votes To Adopt 'Gun Violence Tax'Seattle's City Council unanimously approved a new tax
Seattle Considers Gun Violence Tax On Gun SalesCity Council President Tim Burgess also has proposed a new law that would require mandatory reporting of lost or stolen firearms to the Seattle Police Department.
Councilmember Kshama Sawant, 2 Activists Tried For Disorderly ConductA Seattle city councilwoman and two other activists are on trial in the city of SeaTac on Thursday for disorderly conduct charges connected with a November minimum wage protest outside Alaska Airlines headquarters.
Seattle, US Labor Department Partnering To Fight Wage TheftAs Seattle's new minimum wage law takes effect this month, the city's police department and the U.S. Department of Labor are announcing that they've teamed up to fight wage theft.