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Seattle Can Do Better

Homelessness has been a declared emergency in Seattle since 2015.  Almost six years!  Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent to solve the crisis, but the problem is only getting worse. Almost every day, there is another story about encampments on playgrounds and school property and each story...

The question is “Why?”

After five years of declaring a state of emergency on homelessness in Seattle and hundreds of millions of dollars spent, the problem is only getting worse. Almost every day, there is another story about encampments on playfields and school grounds and each story has a similar ending – Seattle...

Seattle City Council Has No Plan for Homeless Encampments

Day after day we see news reports about growing homeless encampments in city parks and on school property. These encampments threaten public safety and lack compassion for those who are living unsheltered, but the Seattle City Council has no plan to solve the problem. Instead, it has cut the...

Making Seattle Safer?

The refusal of the Seattle City Council to make a plan to address public safety is an endorsement of the status quo. If only they weren’t trying to make it worse. Councilmember Lisa Herbold’s Misdemeanor Loophole Since October, we’ve kept the pressure on the Herbold Loophole, which would’ve legalized...

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