Casey Jaywork

Murray’s Lawyer Produces Doctor’s Note Saying Mayor Has No Genital Mole

The mole was the “fingerprint,” in the attorney’s words, for allegations of paying minors for sex.

Proposed County Sales Tax to Fund Arts Held Back in Committee

The county budget chair blocked the executive’s proposal because sales taxes disfavor the poor.

Seattle Evicts Homeless Campers From Beneath West Seattle Bridge

“Where are we supposed to ‘move along’ to?” asks RV camper Tsiago Cross.

Accusations Against Murray Draw Muted Response From Seattle Politicos…For Now

As the city gets over the shock of the accusations, this week could get political fast.

Murray Vows to Fight On, Says He’ll Pursue Re-election

Today, Seattle’s mayor insisted he’s innocent and said he won’t step down.

Accusations Against Murray, Gay Rights Champion, Leave LGBT Community Reeling

“There are a lot of potential landmines here.”

Federal Monitor Finds Seattle Police in Compliance With Court-Ordered Reforms

But racially disproportionate use of force—and a small cadre of violent cops—endures.

Newly-Authorized Homeless Camp Faces Fundraising Hurdle

Camp Second Chance is trying to raise $6,000 by April 15.

Jewish Pot Store Owner Told to ‘Go Back to Germany, Let Those Nazis Get On You’

On Saturday, a long-running dispute over neighborhood identity got uglier.

Seattle to Earmark $1 Million for Immigrant Legal Defense Fund

The City Council is making good on its January resolution, with the mayor in tow.

Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over Order to Defund Sanctuary Cities

The suit could set a precedent for the POTUS’s authority to deport people.

Ethics Complaint Targets Mayor, Others For Supporting Ballot Measure From Office

The August ballot measure would nearly double Seattle’s homelessness funding via property taxes.

DREAMER Ramirez to Be Released From ICE Detention

The undocumented immigrant was brought here as a child, and arrested by feds last month.

Sessions Rattles Saber Against Sanctuary Cities

Local leaders were quick to growl back.

Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike

Councilmembers Sawant and O’Brien have voiced their support for the labor action.

Indivisibles Kept Heat on Reichert Until the Very End

Constituents had been hounding the Republican representative to vote against the American Health Care Act. Turns out he didn’t have to.

Despite What Trump Says, Obamacare in Washington Is Not ‘Exploding’

However, the lifting of the individual mandate could cause problems.

Mayoral Challenger Calls for Rent Control, ‘More Aggressive’ Affordable Housing Demands on Developers

Nikkita Oliver says Mayor Murray’s HALA plan “is not a bad thing…It is simply not enough.”

A Pioneer Square Startup Is Using Bitcoin to Let People Buy Pot With a Credit Card

The new system, deployed at a handful of Seattle pot shops, lets cannabis retails avoid running afoul of the feds.

Racial Epithets Fly Outside Uncle Ike’s: A Blow-By-Blow of Saturday’s Anti-Gentrification March

A protest for black lives and affordable rents turned ugly after a detour to the pot store.