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BMW DriveNow CEO Says New Carsharing Legislation Would Likely Bring Company to Seattle

Car2Go likely to face new competitor.

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The 52 Percent

Why aren't there any renters on the city council?

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Who Pays for a City?

A micro policy debate over the "linkage fee" highlights a macro policy debate for the city

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Afternoon Jolt

Morning Jolt: Developers Lose Another Round

The day's winners and losers.

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Mayor Murray's Former Press Secretary Claims Discrimination

Mayor Ed Murray responds to a discrimination claim by his former press secretary.

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Afternoon LIKE: The Sacrilegious Sally Clark

Clark says it may be time to reconsider growth boundaries.

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Southeast Seattle, Welcome to 2015

Candidates for the local and state 2014/2015 elections meet their would-be constituents in the Rainier Valley.

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Sawant's Flat Rate Proposal Falls Flat

A proposal that would have the city consider moving toward a single rate for all electric customers fell flat in a council committee today.

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Committee Ends Neighborhood Veto on Internet Utility Boxes

In a win for broadband providers, a council committee voted today to end a rule allowing residents to effectively veto new utility boxes on city-owned planting strips.

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Isn't It Weird That: Activists Don't Want Growth, but Want the Money That Comes with It?

A weird thing we noticed about the Seattle Displacement Coalition.

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Mayor Murray Vacant on Microhousing Legislation

Hiding behind Mike O'Brien, Mayor Murray is showing a lack of leadership on aPodments.

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PubliCalendar: Last Chance for Park(ing) Day Registration

Today's picks for civic nerds

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Land-Use Chair Wants to Increase Number of Backyard Cottages

Prefab DADUs (detached accessory dwelling units, aka cottages) could be coming to a backyard near you.

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Chamber Plans for 2015 City Elections

The Seattle Chamber's political arm is planning early for next year's city council elections, when all nine seats will be on the ballot.

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Revolving Fund for Transit-Oriented Development In the Works

The PSRC, city, and county are working on a revolving fund to help pay for affordable housing at transit centers.

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Microhousing Moves Forward; Nobody "Completely Happy"

New regulations on microhousing get a hearing at City Hall; sponsor Mike O'Brien says nobody is "completely happy" with the proposal.

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Bike Master Plan Delayed; Rasmussen Lights Into SDOT

Bike master plan delayed; council transportation chair not amused.

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The New Transportation Director's Dress Rehearsal

New city transportation director nominee Scott Kubly answers the council's questions.

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Afternoon Fizz

Afternoon Fizz: Murray Outtakes

A couple of outtakes from this morning's Murray press conference.

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Murray: Don't "Demonize" Israel

At a press conference today, Mayor Ed Murray tacitly accused city council member Kshama Sawant of "demonizing" Israel by asking the city to condemn its actions against Hamas.

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