Daniel Person

Emails Show Mayor’s Office and Berkeley Economist Coordinated Release of Favorable Minimum Wage Study

The study has been pushed as a counterweight to a more negative UW study.

Inside the Minimum Wage Data War

The UW team studying the $15 minimum wage was supposed to transcend politics. Fat chance.

Family, Community Exhort Leaders to Find Justice for Tommy Le

“There is no pain like losing a son. There is no pain like losing a piece of my heart.”

For Vietnamese Community, Tommy Le’s Death Could Create a ‘New Paradigm’ of Activism

For decades, protest ‘just wasn’t done.’ But that may be changing.

Times: Child Welfare Caseworker Determined Murray Abused Foster Child In ’80s

The new documents risk plunging the Murray administration back into crisis mode.

Sheriff to Attend Public Forum About Tommy Le, 20-Year-Old Killed By Deputy in Burien

Le was holding a pen when he was shot and killed by a deputy last month. The sheriff’s office says the pen was mistaken for a knife.

Plans for a Public Bathroom in Pioneer Square Get Flushed … Again

The Seattle Process is alive and well when it comes to putting a toilet in the historic neighborhood.

Anti-Trans Initiative Fails, Again, to Get Necessary Signatures

This is the second time the group Just Want Privacy tried and failed to put trans access to bathrooms to a vote.

Deputy Who Shot and Killed Burien Man Three Weeks Ago On Leave Again After Fatal Collision in Fife

Cesar Molina had returned to work following the shooting of Tommy Le.

Fear of Ballot Initiative Got GOP On Board With Paid Family Leave

They saw what happened with the minimum wage, and didn’t want to see it happen again.

14 Long-Shot Candidates Explain Why They’re Running for Mayor

It costs nearly $2,000 to run for the city’s highest office. They think it’s money well spent.

As Relationship Soured, City Council Stopped Funding UW Minimum Wage Research Team Last Fall

City Councilmember Kshama Sawant says the decision came due to dissatisfaction with the team’s methodology.

In Endorsing Durkan, Murray Trashes McGinn

Murray didn’t name the candidate, but made the battle lines clear.

Why It Took So Long to Learn a Man Killed By a Deputy Was Brandishing a Pen

The Sheriff’s Office says it wasn’t trying to mislead.

Man Killed By a King County Deputy Last Week Was Armed With a Pen

Initial reports said Tommy Le was carrying a knife.

Is Biased Policing a Problem in North Seattle? A Survey Says No. Activists Say Obviously.

Seattle’s biggest debates over race and police have been playing out north of the Cut.

Race, Rents, and Burgess-Bashing Dominate Forum for City Council Position 8

A very strong field of candidates somehow got stronger.

Murray Declares Vindication in Sex Abuse Lawsuit—And Keeps Door Open for Write-In Run

The lawsuit against him was dropped Tuesday, but lawyers for his accuser say Murray’s overplaying his hand.