King County News

Issue #195

Editor’s note This edition of Daily Clips will be the final one under the present format. The time and work involved in producing this feature is proving to be unsustainable for a strictly volunteer effort. We are as committed as we can be at KCDCC to informing Democrats of the news and issues of the ... Read more

Issue #194

King County Developers sue to make Seattle more developer-friendly A coalition of several developers filed a lawsuit in King County Superior Court on January 15 that would make Seattle, already booming with construction cranes, more friendly for developers. Their issue? One of the city’s affordable-housing programs. Since 2006, the city has struck a deal with developers in ... Read more

Issue #193

(Daily Clips will not publish Wednesday, January 29, so that the editor can attend the January meeting of the King County Democratic Central Committee. See you there.) King County Sawant to take home $40,000 in pay out of her $117,000 City Council salary During her successful campaign for Seattle City Council, Socialist Alternative candidate Kshama ... Read more

Issue #192

King County Techies not the only ones moving to S. Lake Union Probably not since the days of the Klondike has part of Seattle felt as boomy as South Lake Union right now. The sidewalks are crammed with blue-badged programmers, working the great tech gold rush. It’s one of the hottest real-estate markets in the country, as ... Read more

Issue #191

King County City Light bills may grow 1.5%; Sawant: big business should pay Seattle City Light customers could face a 1.5 percent surcharge on their electricity bill by August because of the light mountain snowpack and low wholesale energy prices. For a typical homeowner paying about $60 a month for electricity, that’s an additional 90 cents ... Read more

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