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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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 7 days 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 7 days 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 7 days 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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The Seattle Times
Jay Inslee, Dow Constantine announce recommendations of mental-health task forcein some instances where patients are being detained long-term. The task force’
Jay Inslee, Dow Constantine announce recommendations of mental-health task force
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
in some instances where patients are being detained long-term. The task force’s final report — sent to the Metropolitan King County Council last month — sheds light on how the troubles at Western State have driven up the number of King County... Read more
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The Columbian
Minorities, punished most by war on drugs, underrepresented in legal pot industryin its unincorporated areas. “These local mutinies contribute to the ongoing r
Minorities, punished most by war on drugs, underrepresented in legal pot industry
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
in its unincorporated areas. “These local mutinies contribute to the ongoing racial disparities,” she told Metropolitan King County Council members last month. “Every city and county that has put itself above the law, above the vote of the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Fallen Seattle firefigher to be honored at Boeing Fielddo what few had since Bonner's death and provide a proper memorial and remembra
Fallen Seattle firefigher to be honored at Boeing Field
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 24 days ago
do what few had since Bonner's death and provide a proper memorial and remembrance. He succeeded in 2009, but Tuesday, the King County Council will do its part as well. A resolution introduced by council member Joe McDermott would name the new... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Fallen Seattle firefigher to be honored at Boeing Fielddo what few had since Bonner's death and provide a proper memorial and remembra
Fallen Seattle firefigher to be honored at Boeing Field
KING5 Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
do what few had since Bonner's death and provide a proper memorial and remembrance. He succeeded in 2009, but Tuesday, the King County Council will do its part as well. A resolution introduced by council member Joe McDermott would name the new... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Blacks, Latinos underrepresented in pot-shop ownershipin its unincorporated areas. “These local mutinies contribute to the ongoing r
Blacks, Latinos underrepresented in pot-shop ownership
The Seattle Times / Posted 27 days ago
in its unincorporated areas. “These local mutinies contribute to the ongoing racial disparities,” she told Metropolitan King County Council members earlier this month. “Every city and county that has put itself above the law, above the vote of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Stink rises over proposed fee for septic systems in King Countypublic meeting on the proposal will be held Tuesday night in Fall City. Last w
Stink rises over proposed fee for septic systems in King County
The Seattle Times / Posted a month ago
public meeting on the proposal will be held Tuesday night in Fall City. Last week Public Health notified the Metropolitan King County Council that it would delay its plan to put the proposal to a vote in July. Officials said the delay would give... Read more

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