Author: Nick Licata (Nick Licata)


Council passes marijuana regulations, policies

On Monday, July 13 the City Council passed Council Bill 118419, to create a new marijuana regulatory license. All marijuana-related businesses will be required to attain this license by July 1, 2016. On the same date, state law will require a license from the Liquor and Cannabis Board in order for businesses to continue operations. […]


June Council Edition

The June episode of Council Edition is available online. Councilmembers Harrell, O’Brien and I discuss affordable housing, the proposed transportation levy, public safety, and the Port of Seattle and Shell oil.


UP #368 – Move Seattle Transportation Levy

Move Seattle Transportation Levy In early May, Mayor Murray proposed a “Move Seattle” transportation levy. The levy would be funded with $930 million in property taxes over nine years, with an annual cost of $275 for the owner of a $450,000 home. You can examine the details at the Move Seattle website; materials from the […]