Posted inElections

At Medina fundraiser, President Biden hints that he wants Governor Inslee to join his administration if he wins reelection

Speak­ing to a small crowd of afflu­ent sup­port­ers and elect­ed offi­cials, Biden hailed Inslee’s pub­lic ser­vice and spoke to the future almost right after being intro­duced, describ­ing him as “the best gov­er­nor in Amer­i­ca on envi­ron­ment and one of the best gov­er­nors in Amer­i­ca overall.”

Posted inEconomic Security, Policy Topics

Seattle voters overwhelmingly oppose weakening the PayUp ordinance, NPI poll finds

60% of like­ly Novem­ber 2024 Emer­ald City vot­ers don’t like Coun­cilmem­ber Sara Nel­son’s pro­pos­al to roll back min­i­mum pay stan­dards and work­place pro­tec­tions for app-based deliv­ery dri­vers — but there is plen­ty of enthu­si­asm for lim­it­ing the fees that com­pa­nies like Door­Dash and Instacart can charge their customers. 

Posted inPublic Planning

Seattle voters want a bolder 2024 transportation levy with close to $2 billion in investments, NPI poll finds

25% of respon­dents favor a levy with an addi­tion­al $300 mil­lion beyond what May­or Bruce Har­rell has pro­posed, while 54% — a major­i­ty — favored an option with an addi­tion­al $500 mil­lion. A mere 21% are opposed to renew­ing the levy, even after hear­ing argu­ments against its continuation.