Posted inPublic Service

First Lady Jill Biden arrives in Seattle for a two-day set of events in the Pacific Northwest

Dr. Biden is in the Pacif­ic North­west to tour Bates Tech­ni­cal Col­lege in Taco­ma, speak at a fundrais­er for Sen­a­tor Pat­ty Mur­ray’s reelec­tion cam­paign, and par­tic­i­pate in a Hid­den Helpers Coali­tion Event with the Eliz­a­beth Dole Foun­da­tion and Wound­ed War­rior Project at the Pacif­ic Sci­ence Center.

Posted inPolicy Topics

Ideas to streamline permitting for housing in Bellevue have near unanimous support

The most pop­u­lar of five ideas — remov­ing unnec­es­sary approvals and make the per­mit­ting process more straight­for­ward — was endorsed by 85% of respon­dents, with the least pop­u­lar idea — low­er­ing per­mit fees for afford­able hous­ing projects — still got the sup­port of 79% of respon­dents, or near­ly eight in ten.