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.
Funds Approved For Expansion Of Pike Place MarketThe City Council has approved $34 million for an expansion of Seattle's iconic Pike Place Market.
Seattle Mayor, Council Seek Review Of Shell Drilling FleetMayor Ed Murray and City Council want to review whether Royal Dutch Shell PLC should be allowed to lease property along the city's waterfront for its Arctic oil drilling fleet.
Seattle City Council Disrupted By Protests Against PoliceA Seattle City Council briefing was disrupted by people holding signs and shouting about police behavior during protests over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed black men in Missouri and New York.
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Arrested At Protest In SeaTacSeattle City councilmember Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday during a protest at Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, Washington.
Indigenous People Day Replaces Columbus Day In SeattleThe Seattle City Council is replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day in the city.