Sara Bernard

“People Call Me the Anti-Trump”: Rep. Jayapal’s Packed Town Hall a Sign of the Times

The freshman congresswoman is reveling in her role as Trump Resister No. 1.

AG Ferguson Still Has Concerns Over Revised Travel Ban

There have been significant changes. But the Washington-led legal battle may not be over.

Proposed Federal Budget Would Slash Puget Sound’s EPA Funding by 93 Percent

It’s just a draft, but it doesn’t bode well, say environmental advocates.

So You Wanna Be a Socialist? In Seattle, You’ve Got Options

Making sense of the Socialist rainbow.

As GOP Eyes Cuts to Birth Control Access, Teen Pregnancy Rate Drops 55 Percent in King County

Local leaders see clear connection between the Affordable Care Act and the encouraging numbers.

Inside the Fight to Bring Parole Back to Washington State

Nearly 3,000 people are serving life sentences in Washington prisons. Should they be offered a chance at freedom?

Are Uber and Lyft Plotting an End Run On Seattle Regs?

TNCs want the state of Washington to create the rules, not cities like Seattle.

As Wells Fargo Divestment Approaches, Where Should Seattle Put Its $3 Billion?

The world is watching as Seattle blazes a #NoDAPL trail.

AG Bob Ferguson Files the Nation’s First Lawsuit Against Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

“In a courtroom, it is not the loudest voice that prevails. It’s the Constitution.”

Duwamish Superfund Cleanup Under a Trump Administration? It’s Gonna Be OK, Say Advocates

The EPA grants freeze and other orders this week have been terrifying. Here’s some level-setting.

Sea-Tac Wants All Its Flights to Run On Biofuel. And It Has a Plan to Do It.

Federal climate efforts are in limbo. Meanwhile, in Seattle…

NAACP Launches Movement to Make Ethnic Studies Mandatory in Seattle Schools

Educators and advocates want to dismantle institutionalized racism. Step one: Change the curriculum.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson Says His Office Will Be Instrumental In Fighting Trump Agenda

When the new administration takes office, Democratic attorneys general will be ready.

King County Metro Buys Nation’s Largest Fleet of Battery-Powered Buses

This puts us on track to have an all-electric, zero-emissions transit system in the near future.

So You Want to Divest from DAPL. Will the Financial Industry Let You?

Conventional wisdom says putting your money where your values are will cost you. But that’s changing.

Department of Natural Resources Deals Blow to Longview Coal Export Terminal

Coal’s last-last gasp? On Tuesday, the DNR denied a key permit required to build the project.

Earth 2 Trump: Cross-Country Tour of Resistance Launches in Seattle

The Center for Biological Diversity began its 16-city anti-Trump tour on Monday.