Severe weather warning in effect for the Puget Sound area.
A series of storm systems is set to move through the Puget Sound area that have the potential to cause impacts over the next couple of days. The second, and potentially more powerful storm system will push through sometime on Saturday evening and into Sunday. The latest information can be found on alert.seattle.gov.
As the city faces an affordable housing crisis, the Council developed legislation to increase the housing supply by encouraging low-impact housing options that fit within the scale and character of Seattle's single-family neighborhoods.
The Council unanimously passed two pieces of legislation to improve gun safety in Seattle. One establishes a gun violence tax on firearms and ammunition and the other to requires mandatory reporting of lost or stolen firearms.
Seattle City Council unanimously adopted legislation that will give eligible drivers at taxi, for-hire, and companies like Uber and Lyft a voice on the job and the opportunity to negotiate for improved working conditions.