Seattle CIty Council

December 8, 2020

Nat Rubio-Licht

The lawsuit alleges that the City Council imposed a tax on 'the right to earn a living'

December 12, 2017

Kevin Schofield

The council passed three changes in its short-term rental regulatory structure that applies to Airbnb.

November 30, 2017

Kevin Schofield

The council is opening up applications for a task force to re-visit a "head tax," and the deadline is fast approaching.

November 15, 2017

Kevin Schofield

The proposed MOU with Oak View Group will be up for discussion in the Council's Select Committee on Civic Arenas this week.

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 2, 2017By Leslie Helm

In a memo this week, Tim Burgess and several city officials warned councilmembers that blocking the removal of unauthorized homeless encampments would raise health and safety concerns.

October 12, 2017By Dan Shafer

O’Brien and Harris-Talley are proposing a new per hour, per employee tax that would raise $24 million to combat the city’s homelessness crisis.

April 19, 2016

Maud Daudon

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