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Vote To Limit UberX, Lyft In Seattle Postponed

A Seattle City Council vote regulating popular app-based rideshare companies has been postponed until March 17. The vote was originally scheduled for next Monday.

CBS Seattle–03/07/2014

Councilwoman Sawant being sworn in (photo courtesy of Seattle City Council)

Socialist Sworn In As Seattle City Council Member, Promises ‘Massive’ Reform

A former community college professor who won a surprising citywide election was sworn in Monday as the first socialist City Council member in Seattle’s modern history.

01/07/2014

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Sawant Holding News Conference Regarding $15 Minimum Wage

Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant is holding a news conference Tuesday to announce plans for securing a $15 an hour minimum wage for workers in the city.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2013

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Socialist Gaining In Seattle Council Race

A socialist candidate is gaining as more ballots are counted in a close Seattle City Council race.

11/12/2013

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Seattle City Council Passes Marijuana Zoning Measure

Seattle’s City Council has voted to set limits on where pot-related businesses can locate.

10/07/2013

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Zoning Changes Could Keep Marijuana Out Of Local Tourist Spots

Some members of the Seattle City Council are proposing restrictions on where marijuana sales take place in the city, according to KIRO TV.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2013

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Seattle City Council Restricts Surveillance

The Seattle City Council says police and other departments must obtain the council’s approval before using certain cameras and drones for surveillance.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2013

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Hansen Seeking To Buy Kings

People with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday that investor Chris Hansen has contacted the Maloof family about buying the Sacramento Kings.

CBS Seattle–01/09/2013

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Seattle City Council Considering Dropping Hygiene Standards For Taxi Drivers

Seattle is looking to drop hygiene standards for the city’s taxi drivers.

10/26/2012

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Arena Deal Gets Final OKs

The King County Council and the Seattle City Council have given their final approval to an agreement to build a new professional basketball and hockey arena in the city.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2012

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