Policy & Regulations

November 14, 2017

Dan Shafer

By a 5-4 vote, the proposed "Employee Hours Tax" on big business to fund homeless services failed, but all indications are that the issue will return very soon.

November 9, 2017

Dan Shafer

Mayor Tim Burgess and city leaders unveiled the latest plans to address the city's housing affordability crisis.

November 6, 2017

Art Thiel

In the latest rush to create a new sports arena and woo the NBA back to Seattle, should the city consider both options available to it? Or is the glossy remake of KeyArena the slam dunk weve all been waiting for?

  • December 2017

November 3, 2017

Kevin Schofield

Seattles electric utility doesnt have to make a profit. But as customers conserve more and modern appliances consume less, City Light must get creative so it can at least break even.

  • November 2017

October 26, 2017

Dan Shafer

The executive order that stops funding a key piece of the Affordable Care Act will result in higher premiums for people in Washington state.

October 16, 2017

Dan Shafer

The new agreement will go toward financing affordable housing projects, pedestrian and bicycle improvements, and more, as construction on the addition to the Washington State Convention Center approaches.

July 20, 2017

Stephen H. Dunphy

The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, 135 years young, strives to remain viable as the city and the region evolve politically and economically.

  • July 2017

April 12, 2017

Kevin Schofield

The presidents threats and proposals could have far-reaching effects here, but Seattles mayor remains defiant.

  • June 2017

April 19, 2016

Maud Daudon

Chamber President Maud Daudon calls on the mayor and the City Council to collaborate more closely with employers.