A sign inside the glass of a Seattle drugstore drink cooler informs customers of the new “Soda Tax.” A classic 20 ounce bottle of Coca Cola might be priced at $2.00 but cost $2.35 due to the cola’s sugar content. (Photo by Mikaela Lobe)

Initiative 1634 aims to stop a future “soda tax”

The state initiative comes a year after Seattle passed a "soda tax" on drinks with sugar to pay for programs that address education and food disparities.
Oct 31, 2018
Plants and animals thrive along the Duwamish, but the backdrop of industrial buildings belies a history of pollution. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

Guest Opinion: I-1631 starts to right historic environmental injustices

Jill Mangaliman on I-1631: This initiative begins to address the needs of communities that have been most impacted by environmental damage.
Oct 23, 2018

The Seattle Globalist asks the 2018 candidates

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.
Oct 17, 2018

Legislative District 5, Representative Position 2 — Paul Graves

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 47, Representative Position 1 — Mark Hargrove

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 31, Representative Position 1 — Victoria Mena

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Congressional District 9, U.S. Representative — Sarah Smith

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 34, State Senator — Shannon Braddock

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 1, Representative Position 2 — Debra Blodgett

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

US Senator — Maria Cantwell

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 5, Representative Position 1 — Chad Magendanz

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Congressional District 7, US Representative — Pramila Jayapal

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Washington Supreme Court, Position 8 — Steve Gonzalez

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 37, State Senator — Rebecca Saldaña

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 30, State Senator — Claire Wilson

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

King County Prosecuting Attorney — Dan Satterberg

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Congressional District 9, U.S. Representative — Adam Smith

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 39, State Senator — Claus Joens

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 32, Representative Position 1 — Cindy Ryu

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.

Legislative District 46, State Senator — David Frockt

Candidates on the November general election ballot answer questions from The Seattle Globalist.