Posts for June, 2012

Caring Across Generations

June 25th, 2012

Today Council voted to unanimously support Resolution 31388, supporting the local and national Caring Across Generations campaign that seeks to transform long term care in the U.S., both to help the individuals who rely on these services and to support the workers who provide home care. Seattle is the first city in the country to […]


Plastic bag ban begins on July 1

June 20th, 2012

Check out today’s article in the Seattle Times on Seattle’s upcoming plastic bag ban going into effect July 1, 2012. Also, check out this new public service¬†announcement¬†on the ban that Seattle Channel produced.  


The influence of money in local elections and what we can do about it

June 14th, 2012

Last week, I published a guest editorial in the Seattle Times titled “Democracy strengthened by limiting money’s role in local elections.” In the editorial, I make the case that: Our city is better served when I am challenged by smart, committed women and men who believe they can make a difference. If we take these […]


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