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Voter homework: Watch this quick Library Levy overview

The primary election is tomorrow (Aug. 7) and Seattle voters will decide whether to support a $123 million Library Levy which could mean more hours, books and other materials at Seattle’s public libraries. Will property owners support this seven-year tax increase? If so, how will levy funding be spent? Check out this short City Inside Out: Local Issues segment to learn more.


May’s City Inside/Out: Council Edition — May Day response, seawall bond, budget and more

The police response to the May Day demonstrations. A bond measure to replace the crumbling waterfront seawall. A library levy to restore cuts and improve services. Balancing the city budget with community priorities.  City Councilmembers weigh in on these topics and more on the May episode of  City Inside/Out: Council Edition featuring Councilmembers Tim Burgess, Nick Licata and Mike […]


Seattle’s Library Levy on City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan

Seattle voters will decide this summer whether to support a new $123 million levy to restore and enhance library services across the city. Will property owners support a seven-year tax increase? Critics contend the tax hike doesn’t include enough accountability for how the funds will be spent. We hear from library patrons and branch regional […]


April’s City Inside/Out: Council Edition features police reforms, library levy and more

Do City Councilmembers support the Mayor’s recently announced reforms of the police department?  How will policing change in the city? How will the library levy restore cuts and improve services? What about the transportation impacts of a proposed sports arena in Sodo? Councilmembers also discuss a city breast-feeding ordinance that expands on state protections afforded […]