Casey Jaywork

Casey posted 179 stories to Seattle Weekly.
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Anti-Trans Bill Dies in Statehouse, But More Threats Are En Route

A citizen’s initiative and a pending Supreme Court case threaten to gut discrimination protections for trans people.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 2:31pm

A Week After Dreamer’s Arrest, Local Latinos Are Fearful For What’s to Come

And local politicians are divided on what a “sanctuary city” really is.

  • Feb 21st, 2017 9:30am

State Republican Asks DoJ to Stop Seattle’s Planned Safe Drug Site

Sen. Mark Miloscia sent a letter asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to intervene in local drug policy.

  • Feb 17th, 2017 3:53pm

Judge Kicks Can on Whether Feds Can Jail and Deport DACA Recipient

A federal magistrate judge today declined to release Danield Ramirez from ICE custody.

  • Feb 17th, 2017 1:30pm

Judge Considers Jailed Immigrant’s Plea for a Day in Court

Daniel Ramirez’s petition for habeas corpus may set a precedent for Trump’s deportations.

  • Feb 16th, 2017 5:48pm

Spokane Senator Proposes Rollbacks of New State Minimum Wage

Baumgartner wants to dilute labor protections for minors, nonprofit workers and everyone outside King County.

  • Feb 16th, 2017 1:08pm

Upthegrove Calls for Free Drunk Buses On Boozy Holidays

The wheels, and riders’ perception of gravity, will go ‘round and ‘round.

  • Feb 14th, 2017 4:40pm

Fire Devours Three Tents At the Field; Fast-Thinking Campers Contain Blaze

Homeless campers have been asking Seattle for fire extinguishers for months.

  • Feb 13th, 2017 10:48am

State House Bill Would Stop the Bleeding In King County Budget

The bill, in committee this morning, would enable the county’s taxes to keep pace with inflation and population growth.

  • Feb 10th, 2017 7:00am

Local Leaders Begin to Bend on New Youth Jail

But they haven’t broken. Not yet, at least.

  • Feb 8th, 2017 1:30am

ACLU WA Asks for Restraining Order to Stop Seattle Homeless Sweeps

The civil liberties group is already suing Seattle over the sweeps, arguing they violate the Constitution.

  • Feb 7th, 2017 12:03pm

Reform Plan Would Let Civilians, Not Cops, Oversee Police Conduct

Many of the proposed reforms still need to be bargained with the police unions.

  • Feb 1st, 2017 1:54pm