From an applicant pool of 43, the Seattle City Council has now narrowed the field to eight finalists. One of them will be appointed to fill the vacancy left by Sally Clark. All eight finalists were given three minutes to make a presentation to the City Council. Watch these raw presentations from Jan Drago, Noel Frame, Sharon Lee, Sharon Maeda, [...]
Calling it a civil rights issue, Washington Public Schools Superintendent Randy Dorn urges lawmakers to make changes so that school districts aren’t as reliant on local levies. In this raw video, Dorn explains why levy reform is just as important as new education funding, for the legislature to comply with the State Supreme Court McCleary ruling.
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House Democrats have abandoned Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposal for a new carbon pollution tax. In this video report, Democrats unveiled their own budget which includes a higher B&O tax on service businesses, and relies on several of Inslee’s ideas such as a tax on capital gains and bottled water. Democrats would use the extra revenue to fund smaller class sizes, cost-of-living [...]