Policy & Regulations

High levels of cigarette smuggling are linked to high excise taxes on legal tobacco, report claims

High levels of cigarette smuggling are linked to high excise taxes on legal tobacco, report claims

A poor showing in home and community safety pushed Seattle’s score down

A poor showing in home and community safety pushed Seattle’s score down

Nationwide study examined nine key areas to determine which cities excel at smart policymaking

Nationwide study examined nine key areas to determine which cities excel at smart policymaking

Efforts will be focused on improving outreach, assessment and feedback with an eye toward reaching contracting goals

Efforts will be focused on improving outreach, assessment and feedback with an eye toward reaching contracting goals

A prolonged trade war would devastate Washington's economy

A prolonged trade war would devastate Washington's economy

A spiffy new version of Seattle’s waterfront hinges on a ‘build it and they will come’ strategy

Washington state marijuana

Ten of the state's 29 tribes have negotiated compacts with Washington state.

Plus, the council resolves three outstanding issues.