Senate Panel Backs Strike on Syria: In response to allegations that Syria's government used chemical weapons on civilians, the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has passed a resolution endorsing an airstrike on Syria that lasts no more than 60 days and bans troops on the ground.
In Seattle, Ed Murray Wins More Establishment Backing: The mayoral candidate will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. announcing the endorsement of Seattle City Council member Bruce Harrell, according to a coded press release sent this morning. Although Murray has been lacking for details of an agenda when he wins—which he will—today Murray plans to "roll out" a public safety platform that, among other things, will address ways to crack down on a purported problematic rise in street crime.
Do You Feel Unsafe in Downtown Seattle? That's the question the city council is asking, that downtown business is asking, and that Q13 is also dutifully asking.
Thrift Shop Chair Leads to Bedbug "Nightmare": A man blames his house-wide infestation on a $10 purchase from the Value Village in Ballard.
Sea-Tac Minimum Wage Initiative: Backers must fight in court to get their signatures recognized—signatures were allegedly tossed out for bogus reasons:
The battle over increasing SeaTac’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, the highest in the nation, is heading to federal court after claims by SeaTac Committee for Good Jobs that a city review board improperly eliminated 201 signatures from the petition.