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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
Should Your State Legalize Pot?

Should Your State Legalize Pot?

With the economical benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
What Obama Could Learn From Pete Seeger for SOTU Address

What Obama Could Learn From Pete Seeger for SOTU Address

In Tuesday's State of the Union address, will President Obama channel the spirit of Pete Seeger?
Cyber Insecurity: What You Need to Know

Cyber Insecurity: What You Need to Know

A surge of cyber attacks affecting millions of Americans has many of us wondering what to do.
Is Internet Freedom a Thing of the Past?

Is Internet Freedom a Thing of the Past?

A close look at the current battle over net neutrality, and how last week’s ruling will affect the future of internet freedom.
Why is Poverty Moving to America's Suburbs?

Why is Poverty Moving to America's Suburbs?

A look at the growth of poverty in the suburbs of America.
WSDOT Gives Tunnel Contractor Mandate to Meet Disadvantaged Business Goal

WSDOT Gives Tunnel Contractor Mandate to Meet Disadvantaged Business Goal

Agency determines contractor actions constitute breach of contract.
Bank On It: New Fed Chair Vital Role Model For Girls

Bank On It: New Fed Chair Vital Role Model For Girls

A look at the future with Janet Yellen as our first female leader of the Federal Reserve.
Unemployed or Know Someone Who Is? Latest on Benefits Debate

Unemployed or Know Someone Who Is? Latest on Benefits Debate

A look at the current debate over the extension of unemployment benefits.
Weather: Cloudy With a Chance Of Crazy

Weather: Cloudy With a Chance Of Crazy

Weather gone wild: Current cold temperatures across America fuel the debate over global warming.
3 Steps to Your Obamacare Success

3 Steps to Your Obamacare Success

Three simple steps to help you rest easy about your Affordable Care Act enrollment.
Rehousing Pilot Program Launched in King County

Rehousing Pilot Program Launched in King County

New program will house and stabilize up to 350 families in King County.
King County Green Building Policy Top in Nation For Sustainability

King County Green Building Policy Top in Nation For Sustainability

New policy guides construction and renovation projects to ensure County’s continued leadership in resource use, conservation.
King County Election Recount Confirms Original Results

King County Election Recount Confirms Original Results

No change in outcomes from general election.