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GOP-Business Alliance Launches Slick “Lower My Tabs” Campaign

Conservatives are trying to drum up support for bills that would cut Sound Transit tax revenue by $6 billion.

 

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.”

Is Reichert Softening His Stance on Trumpcare?

The King County Republican is now “undecided” on the bill.

Can Sound Transit Quell the Car Tab Fury?

We may get a look at their strategy at today’s board meeting.

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.

For Republicans Backing Trumpcare, Ignoring Is Bliss

Rep. Dave Reichert and his cohort haven’t been listening to concerns raised by the flawed Republican health care plan, but we have.

Priced Out of Seattle, a New Generation Looks to the ‘Burbs

What young people gain, and lose, when they leave the city.

King County Makes ICE’s Hall of Shame — And Is Not Ashamed

DHS released a list of places that won’t cooperate with ICE requests. King County couldn’t be prouder.

A Visit to the Jungle, A Year After the Murders

The greenbelt shows some signs of improvement, but still suffers from neglect.