My Northwest
Early frontrunners emerge in latest polling for pair of Seattle council races

With ballots beginning to arrive, new polling numbers for Seattle’s two at-large city council races paint a picture of how both races are beginning to play out. Former, current council presidents lead polling in race for Seattle mayor Between Monday, July 12, and Thursday, July 15, the Northwest Progressive Institute (NPI) collected online surveys from 617 voters, asking who they planned to vote for in August’s primary election. For those who said they were undecided, they were then asked who … Read More

Progressive and Effective – Endorsement News

Friends – This just in: I got The Stranger’s endorsement!   The Stranger recognized the “brains and ‘consensus-building’ brawn” that has delivered landmark progressive policy and, like us, they want more of … Continued

NBC Right Now
$3.4M Uber Paid Sick Days Settlement Largest In History Of Seattle Labor Standards Enforcement

SEATTLE, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Teamsters celebrated the announcement of a $3.4 million settlement agreement with Uber over alleged violations of the City's groundbreaking Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance. Over 15,000 drivers will benefit from the largest settlement agreement in the history of the Seattle Office of Labor Standards. "When I needed to take time off work to help my wife through emergency surgery, I wasn't paid for sick days that I had earned," said Papa Diawara, an Uber driver who … Read More

My Northwest
With deadline passed, fields are now set for Seattle mayor, council, and city attorney elections

The filing window for Seattle election candidates closed last Friday, with the fields for mayor, two city council seats, and city attorney now officially set. Seattle begins mailing out democracy vouchers Neither the race for Seattle mayor nor city council position 9 will feature an incumbent candidate. Meanwhile, both City Attorney Pete Holmes and at-large Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda are both running for reelection.   Mayor With Mayor Jenny Durkan not seeking reelection, the race to replace her features the most … Read More

Crosscut
Seattle’s COVID relief money to focus on direct aid, housing

Seattle will get $300 million in COVID relief funding over two years. Here are the city's priorities. Mayor Jenny Durkan and members of the Seattle City Council released their plan for spending $128 million in federal COVID-19 pandemic relief Thursday, focusing their efforts primarily on direct relief, economic recovery, housing and homelessness. “This proposal will kick-start Seattle’s recovery by prioritizing the economic recovery of our businesses, the revitalization of our neighborhoods, and increasing shelter and housing to those in need,” … Read More

Seattle Times
A pivotal year for local elections

Step up, candidates for local office. Filing week for the 2021 election opens on Monday. Given the ravages of the pandemic from education to the economy and exacerbating the homelessness crisis, it has never been more important for committed and qualified contenders to make their case for change or for staying the course. In this odd-year election, voters will choose representatives for county commissions, port districts, city councils, public school boards and special purpose districts. Elections officials in King, Snohomish, Pierce and other counties … Read More
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💜 Words can’t describe the honor & excitement I feel to have @berniesanders’ ENDORSEMENT and the a Chair of the Congressional #ProgressiveCaucus and my very own US Representative @pramilajayapal ENDORSEMENT! Proud to have been a former WA State Co-Chair for #Bernie2020 and proud #Progressives at all levels are organizing to ensure a future that’s #equitable and #secure! 💪🏾
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We have @orca4all in our corner and we’re ready to win this thing 💛 We thank you for all the work you do to make our city more #accessible and #connected!