Casey Jaywork

What Will Happen to Murray’s War Chest Now That He’s Out of the Race?

The mayor can’t just transfer his $200,000 in campaign contributions to another candidate.

Seattle Could Have Cheap, Functional Bikeshare By Mid-June

Council is prepping for an expected influx of privately-owned rent-a-bikes you can park anywhere.

Bigots Attacked a Pair of Pedestrians After They Didn’t Cross the Street Fast Enough

The bigots called them names, drove away, drove back, threw a bottle, waived a gun, and drove away again.

Reichert’s ‘No’ Vote on Trumpcare Came Too Late for Some Indivisibles

Some constituents suspect House Republicans allowed him to vote “no” as a political ploy.

In Murray Case, Presumption of Innocence Crashes Headlong Into Respect for Survivors

The mayor’s response to allegations that he raped minors has drawn more criticism than the allegations themselves.

A Brief, Ugly Altercation at the May Day Anti-Communist March

A woman was surrounded and shouted down by Trump supporters, challenging the narrative that all was peaceful at the event.

Anti-Communists Hold Court at May Day Rally In Westlake

The regularly scheduled anti-capitalist march was replaced by a rally for Trump.

Feds Nab Black Blocker Who Allegedly Threw An Unlit Molotov Cocktail Near Police Last May Day

SPD Chief O’Toole says it’s “entirely coincidental” the arrest occured three days before May Day 2017.

The Debate Over How to Spend Soda Tax Money

Seattle leaders do not want to buy the world a Coke.

Soda Tax Will Include Diet Products Because Equity, Say Mayor and Councilmembers

Typically, diet sodas are marketed to upper-class consumers, while the poor drink sugar.

Paul Allen to Donate $30 Million for Seattle Homeless Housing and Resource Center

The Microsoft co-founder and Vulcan chair is partnering with Seattle and Mercy Housing Northwest.

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order to Defund Sanctuary Cities

“When cities stand with their immigrant and refugee communities, they win.”

Report: Cops in Washington Public Schools Are Untrained and Unaccountable

The state ACLU report also finds that in Seattle, cops tend to work at majority non-white schools.

County Must Provide Lawyers to Kids Before Questioning, Council Orders Unanimously

The legislation also requires a court order before county jailers can hand youth over to police.

Nikkita Oliver Drove the Debate at the First Mayoral Forum

The other three serious candidates were largely reacting to Oliver’s activist agenda.

Murray Proposes Income Tax On Rich Seattleites

The tax will likely trigger a precedent-setting state Supreme Court case.

Bigger Than Bertha: Tunnel Foe Cary Moon On Why She Should Be the Next Mayor of Seattle

Moon supports safe drug sites, city taxes on the wealthy, and greater density in single-family zones.

Resentment Toward Homeless Finds Voice at Policy Panel

At a Town Hall this morning, multiple commenters lamented Seattle’s tolerance of the homeless.

Former Mayor Mike McGinn Wants His Job Back

McGinn is the first major candidate to enter the race since abuse allegations surfaced against Murray.

Bagshaw: ‘I Have Faith In This Mayor’

An emotional moment as city leaders try to restore normalcy in the wake of sex abuse allegations.