In the governor’s race and beyond, the GOP needs to get far away from the toxic populism of Eyman and Donald Trump.
Initially pleasantly surprised by the high court’s ruling, Dreamers in Washington are looking toward the presidential election for a more permanent solution.
Two years after the failed ‘head tax,’ the city council found a new path forward, without the same opposition.
As the moratorium nears expiration, landlords prepare to sue the state to roll back pandemic housing protections.
The mayor offered ideas to restructure the department but rejected calls for deeper cuts.
Recent protests against police brutality could spur new rules — and new ways to hold officers accountable.
The pandemic wrecked the economy. The protests shook the city's soul. Now Mayor Durkan is staring down a dire future.
Since 2013, 20% of entering Seattle officers have had military experience. Some wonder if that's the kind of training the city wants for its police.
Other states are allowing electronic signatures to count on election petitions during the pandemic. Should Washington do the same?
It’s not just statues. Slaveholders and Southern sympathizers can be found all over our state map.
Crosscut managing editor Mark Baumgarten explains what he got wrong about the future of the attorney, activist, and former Seattle mayoral candidate.
Latinx community leaders say the agriculture industry and state officials have left workers unsafe and forgotten.
After political consultants of color demanded change earlier this month, the chair of the Washington State Democrats says, ‘They were right to call us out on it, and we’ve got to fix it.’
Historical efforts to reform the city’s police department and rid it of racism have all failed. Now is the time to change the narrative.
Amid calls for her resignation, Jenny Durkan can take cold comfort in the fact that she’s not the first to struggle in the job.
The Democratic candidate for the presidency makes assumptions about me and other voters of color at his own peril.