Newest Seattle council member calls Kshama Sawant's remarks 'disappointing'
Kipp Robertson | May 04, 2015 3:51 pmWhen John Okamoto was appointed to the Seattle City Council, Kshama Sawant went on a tirade against the new council member.
Symbolic, empty enviro-gesture from Seattle Mayor Murray
Jason Rantz | May 04, 2015 12:42 pmSince activist mayors are supposed to do activist things every so often, Mayor Ed Murray today decided to stall Shell Oil's plan to park their arctic drilling rig in the Port of Seattle because... environmentalism.
Bar owner: Small businesses will feel effect of Seattle's wage ordinance in a year or two
Kipp Robertson | April 29, 2015 4:08 pmSmall businesses have a year or two before they start to see major impacts of Seattle's minimum wage ordinance.
Sticking up for Kshama Sawant ... sort of
Jason Rantz | April 28, 2015 6:53 pmRelationships are getting dicey between councilwomen Sally Bagshaw and Kshama Sawant and it has everything to do with last week's rent control meeting at city hall.
Dow Constantine, stop asking us for money
Jason Rantz | April 27, 2015 6:43 pmI'm going to reject Dow Constantine's "Best Starts for Kids" levy and you should too. Let's see if King County can come up with the money when we say no.
Seattle's 'walkability' hurts the poor
Jason Rantz | April 27, 2015 6:05 pmJason Rantz says a high walkability rate for Seattle only pushes up rent and hurts the poor.
Senator: Stalling negotiations part of Democrats' strategy
Kipp Robertson | April 24, 2015 12:53 pmThe 105-day legislative session ended Friday. It was scheduled to end Sunday.
Is removing tips, adding surchage in Seattle restaurants the right move?
Richard D. Oxley | April 23, 2015 1:23 pmSome Seattle restaurants are removing tips and replacing them with a new fee.
Try to decipher this Seattle nonsense
Jason Rantz | April 23, 2015 10:17 amThe City of Seattle is launching a "first of its kind" program called the Equity and Environment Imitative. It makes no sense.
Push for rent control in Seattle is all about politics
Jason Rantz | April 22, 2015 9:32 amAccept that you're not going to be able to afford living in every neighborhood. Seattle doesn't need rent control to help you.