The city council passed legislation in 2008 that was supposed to be temporary, but stronger measures still haven’t taken root.
The pandemic wrecked the economy. The protests shook the city's soul. Now Mayor Durkan is staring down a dire future.
It's time to think beyond equal protections at work and demand something better than assimilation.
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 5% decrease is a step toward closing the city's $378 million budget gap, but also less than the 50% cut protesters are demanding.