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Anti-Union Policies on the Rise

Yesterday morning, I joined State Labor Council President Jeff Johnson, UNITE HERE Local 8 Union President Erik Van Rossum, and workers at a rally of Space Needle employees seeking long sought-after pay raises. The previous evening I sent this letter to Space Needle President Ron Sevart, urging him not to appeal the recent National Labor […]


Introducing a piece of the Lake-to-Bay Loop

Last Friday I heard from SDOT that people would be able to walk across the West Thomas Street overpass by the end of the day. I haven’t had the experience of making that walk yet, but that doesn’t dampen my enthusiasm about the project’s completion. I’m so glad it’s open. The West Thomas Street Overpass [...]


On today’s arena vote

I am pleased that after months of discussion, we are seriously considering a new arena for our SuperSonics and potentially an NHL team. I have moved from “Really? Spend public money on yet another sports arena?” to a qualified, “Yes.”  The proposed plan can work for the people and entities that concern me deeply: the City [...]