Civic Cocktail: City Hall in Motion

City Hall in Motion Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel Retiring Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess discusses becoming Seattle’s interim mayor, the challenges facing our city, and more. Additional segment TBA Limited tickets available at the door; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Series Sponsor: The Boeing Company Media Sponsors: Crosscut, KUOW Host Sponsor: Tom Douglas Restaurants
Oct 6, 2017

Seattle council supports Muslims with official resolution

Council president Tim Burgess said the resolution was a necessary response to rhetoric vilifying Muslims rising nationwide.
Dec 15, 2015
Allan Ekberg and De'Sean Quinn are vying to be mayor of Tukwila in a race that's seen a lot of sniping over campaign signs, but not enough substantive talk about representation. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

Is backlash against immigrants tainting Tukwila politics?

Despite being more than a third of the population, foreign-born residents of Tukwila can't seem to find a place at the table in city politics.
Oct 30, 2015
The Uber logo on a vehicle in San Francisco. (Photo by REUTERS / Robert Galbraith)

Should I stop using Uber?

With Uber drivers complaining of dismal hourly earnings, how should a well-meaning Seattleite get across town?
Sep 20, 2015
UW student Michael Moynihan spoke to the council about his own positive experiences alternatives to youth detention. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

Update: resolution to stop youth jail passes unanimously in City Council

The City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday that could block the construction of a new youth jail in Seattle.
Sep 17, 2015

City of Seattle to add paid leave for new parents

Tonight at 6pm, the Seattle City Council invites the public to an informational meeting and open discussion at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute on gender pay equity.
Dec 2, 2014