Stories tagged: Jenny Durkan
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Jenny Durkan defeats Cary Moon to become Seattle’s first woman mayor since the 1920s
Seattle will have its first woman mayor since 1920s — and it’ll be Jenny Durkan.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Trump fatigue? Female mayoral candidates dominate in Seattle
After 91 years, Seattle is poised to elect its second female mayor next week. Voters will choose between urban planner Cary Moon or former U.S. attorney Jenny Durkan to lead …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Durkan takes lead in race for new Seattle mayor
Seattle voters took the first step in choosing a new mayor with early returns in Tuesday’s primary showing former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan clearly in first in the race to …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan in Seattle mayor’s race
Jenny Durkan, the former U.S. attorney for Western Washington, is running for Seattle mayor.
Wed., July 3, 2013
Federal defenders facing layoffs
Federal budget cuts totaling 23 percent over two years could mean attorneys who are appointed to represent the poorest defendants in Eastern Washington’s federal court will receive pink slips in …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2013
Huge turnout at Spokane forum on marijuana legalization
In one of the biggest turnouts in the state, more than 450 people packed the state Liquor Control Board’s public forum Tuesday night in Spokane to talk about Washington’s baby …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2012
Initiative or no, federal law trumps state on marijuana
Suppose voters decided that they’ve had it with federal drug rules that make marijuana an illegal substance akin to heroin or cocaine, and they change Washington state law to make …
Fri., April 29, 2011
Marijuana bill supported
OLYMPIA – Federal agents are unlikely to arrest state workers for regulating medical marijuana in Washington, despite warnings from two federal prosecutors, a constitutional law expert told Gov. Chris Gregoire …
Sat., April 16, 2011
Editorial: Obsolete view on marijuana holding back state efforts
As the Washington Legislature heads toward adoption of a bill that permits marijuana growing and distribution systems for medicinal use, federal prosecutors are loudly clearing their throats and reiterating that …