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The Seattle Times
When art and politics intersect: Dow Constantine honored by Americans for the Artsthis well; he was first elected a state representative in 1996 and later served
When art and politics intersect: Dow Constantine honored by Americans for the Arts
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
this well; he was first elected a state representative in 1996 and later served in the state Senate, then the Metropolitan King County Council, before being elected executive in 2009. “There was always some negativity in some quarters toward arts... Read more
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Crosscut
Why huge cost overruns are so common in Seattleand zoo capital programs. And in San Diego, there’s a council infrastructure co
Why huge cost overruns are so common in Seattle
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
and zoo capital programs. And in San Diego, there’s a council infrastructure committee. Even just down the road, at the King County Council, two full time staff members oversee large capital projects. Johnson likes the Sound Transit approach,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Former rival Joe McDermott endorses Brady Walkinshaw for 7th District seatJoe McDermott, the Metropolitan King County Council member who finished third i
Former rival Joe McDermott endorses Brady Walkinshaw for 7th District seat
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
Joe McDermott, the Metropolitan King County Council member who finished third in this month’s primary election for Washington’s 7th Congressional District seat, on Thursday endorsed state Rep. Brady Walkinshaw for November’s general... Read more
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The Seattle Times
7th Congressional District race: Walkinshaw takes slight lead over McDermottDistrict. On Wednesday, though, State Rep. Walkinshaw had 21.3 percent of the
7th Congressional District race: Walkinshaw takes slight lead over McDermott
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
District. On Wednesday, though, State Rep. Walkinshaw had 21.3 percent of the vote and McDermott, a Metropolitan King County Council member, had roughly 20.9 percent. They are fighting to face state Sen. Pramila Jayapal, who furthered... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Sen. Murray will face Vance in Novemberfederal debt and the threat of terrorism. He’s pointed to his own bipartisan s
Sen. Murray will face Vance in November
KING5 Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
federal debt and the threat of terrorism. He’s pointed to his own bipartisan successes in elected office, while serving on King County Council and as a state representative. As a former party chairman and a political pundit, he has acknowledged... Read more
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The Seattle Times
2016 U.S. Senate election results: Patty Murray, Chris Vanceelection was in 2010 when she beat Republican Dino Rossi with 52 percent. A fo
2016 U.S. Senate election results: Patty Murray, Chris Vance
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
election was in 2010 when she beat Republican Dino Rossi with 52 percent. A former state representative, Metropolitan King County Council member and state GOP chairman, Vance faces an uphill climb in the general election. He has raised... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seventh Congressional district results: Jayapal leads, Walkinshaw and McDermott battling for secondand bipartisan work in Olympia on mental-health treatment and criminal-justice
Seventh Congressional district results: Jayapal leads, Walkinshaw and McDermott battling for second
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
and bipartisan work in Olympia on mental-health treatment and criminal-justice reform, among other issues. Metropolitan King County Council member Joe McDermott, a 49-year-old West Seattle resident, has described himself as the race’s most... Read more
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The Seattle Times
6 things to look for in Washington’s primary resultshas drawn three Democratic frontrunners: state Sen. Pramila Jayapal, state Rep.
6 things to look for in Washington’s primary results
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
has drawn three Democratic frontrunners: state Sen. Pramila Jayapal, state Rep. Brady Walkinshaw and Metropolitan King County Council Chairman Joe McDermott. Will two of them face off in November? 3. What will happen in a handful of key... Read more
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Roll Call
Congress Will Get a Little More Diverse on Tuesdaywoman in the ad says. The National Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and the Latino
Congress Will Get a Little More Diverse on Tuesday
Roll Call / Posted 24 days ago
woman in the ad says. The National Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and the Latino Victory Fund have also backed Walkinshaw. King County Council President Joe McDermott — no relation to the sitting congressman — is also gay. He's been endorsed by... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Primary voters to winnow down key races from a large number of candidateshim are three Democrats considered front-runners: state Sen. Pramila Jayapal, s
Primary voters to winnow down key races from a large number of candidates
The Seattle Times / Posted 25 days ago
him are three Democrats considered front-runners: state Sen. Pramila Jayapal, state Rep. Brady Walkinshaw and Metropolitan King County Council Chairman Joe McDermott, who is not related to the retiring congressman. Also running are Democrats Arun... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Council votes to expand access to retail marijuanaKING COUNTY, Wash. – The Metropolitan King County Council adopted legislation t
Council votes to expand access to retail marijuana
KING5 Seattle / Posted 29 days ago
KING COUNTY, Wash. – The Metropolitan King County Council adopted legislation to allow retail marijuana stores in geographic areas where none exist currently, alleviating an oversaturation of marijuana shops in south King County. Councilmember... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Continue progress in county’s mental-health and chemical-dependency systemspay for, but don’t. Instead, it’s up to local government to step up and patch
Continue progress in county’s mental-health and chemical-dependency systems
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
pay for, but don’t. Instead, it’s up to local government to step up and patch holes in the safety net. The Metropolitan King County Council this fall should reauthorize this sales-tax stream, called Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD), for... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Super PAC roils congressional race in Washington’s 7th Districtfrom corporations and unions while operating independently from candidate campa
Super PAC roils congressional race in Washington’s 7th District
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
from corporations and unions while operating independently from candidate campaigns. McDermott, who chairs the King County Council, argues that super PACs are ruining U.S. elections by flooding them with millions and millions of dollars... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
King County lifts moratorium on marijuana businessesits temporary ban on legal marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas. The S
King County lifts moratorium on marijuana businesses
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
its temporary ban on legal marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas. The Seattle Times reports that the Metropolitan King County Council voted 5-3 Monday to allow licensed pot operations, with some limitations to address the concerns of rural... Read more
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The Columbian
King County lifts moratorium on marijuana businessesits temporary ban on legal marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas. The S
King County lifts moratorium on marijuana businesses
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
its temporary ban on legal marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas. The Seattle Times reports that the Metropolitan King County Council voted 5-3 Monday to allow licensed pot operations, with some limitations to address the concerns of rural... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
King County lifts moratorium on marijuana businessesmarijuana businesses in unincorporated areas. The Seattle Times reports (http:
King County lifts moratorium on marijuana businesses
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 30 days ago
marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas. The Seattle Times reports (http://goo.gl/knpmZT ) that the Metropolitan King County Council voted 5-3 Monday to allow licensed pot operations, with some limitations to address the concerns of rural... Read more
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The Seattle Times
King County lifts moratorium on legal pot businessesThe Metropolitan King County Council lifted its moratorium on legal pot busines
King County lifts moratorium on legal pot businesses
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
The Metropolitan King County Council lifted its moratorium on legal pot business in unincorporated areas of the county while addressing some concerns of rural residents. Legal pot farms were limited to parcels of 10 acres or more in rural zones by... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
King County Council considering relaxing east county marijuana zoningSEATTLE — Hundreds of people packed the King County Council chambers and many d
King County Council considering relaxing east county marijuana zoning
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted a month ago
SEATTLE — Hundreds of people packed the King County Council chambers and many demanded the county to continue a moratorium on legal marijuana businesses. The council was expected to vote on updated legislation on Monday that could impact hundreds of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
GOP moderate Chris Vance waging low-budget challenge to Patty Murrayin the state Senate right out of college, was elected to the state House of Rep
GOP moderate Chris Vance waging low-budget challenge to Patty Murray
The Seattle Times / Posted 1 months ago
in the state Senate right out of college, was elected to the state House of Representatives at 28, then to the Metropolitan King County Council. In 2001, he became head of the state party. He quit that post five years later and opened a consulting... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Re-elect U.S. Sen. Patty Murrayknows how the political games are played, having been elected to one term as a
Re-elect U.S. Sen. Patty Murray
The Seattle Times / Posted 1 months ago
knows how the political games are played, having been elected to one term as a state representative and two on the King County Council. He ran for Congress in 2000 and lost to U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, then led the state Republican Party until... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Redmond Ridge residents fear King Co. marijuana proposalprocessing plant. There's already a warehouse in their neighborhood that's appl
Redmond Ridge residents fear King Co. marijuana proposal
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 1 months ago
processing plant. There's already a warehouse in their neighborhood that's applied for a license to grow marijuana. King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski said during the June 16th meeting he doesn't think communities should get special... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Redmond Ridge residents fear King Co. marijuana proposalprocessing plant. There's already a warehouse in their neighborhood that's appl
Redmond Ridge residents fear King Co. marijuana proposal
KING5 Seattle / Posted 1 months ago
processing plant. There's already a warehouse in their neighborhood that's applied for a license to grow marijuana. King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski said during the June 16th meeting he doesn't think communities should get special... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
von Reichbauer proposes use of Civic Square property for temporary homeless shelter Metropolitan King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer has proposed a sol
von Reichbauer proposes use of Civic Square property for temporary homeless shelter
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Metropolitan King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer has proposed a solution to the current homeless encampment set up at the King County Administration... Read more

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