While the King County Council eventually approved her appointment to the position with an 8-1 vote, Khandelwal’s path to the position was rocky.
The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.
After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.
In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.
Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist routinely struggled with cancer.
Over a year after law enforcement fatally shot the 20-year-old Burien resident, family and community members remain galvanized to seek justice.
The facility will house between 125 and 150 people, allow for 24-hour access, and likely won’t require that individuals be sober to stay there.
All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.
The changes come after community members and advocates called the system biased in favor of law enforcement.
Prior reporting had indicated that county leaders wouldn’t support her for the job due to her public opposition to the new youth detention center.
With King County’s finances already stretched thin, Constantine’s budget largely maintains current services while making investments in transit, law enforcement, and juvenile justice reform.
A Bellevue-based gun rights group has already vowed legal action in response.
The crucial county government building in downtown Seattle was emptied of personnel and shuttered.
The initiative, filed by a group called “Citizens Against Sports Stadium Subsidies,” could put the $135 million spending plan on the ballot early next year.
King County and Seattle courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?
After running as a reformer, medical issues are preventing Morris from finishing the race.
Democratic socialist Sarah Smith seeks ‘bold new progressive vision’ in bid to replace incumbent Adam Smith.