Seattle Times


Newspaper founded in 1896 serving Seattle, Washington, U.S. It is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Washington.
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Primary geographic focus: Washington
Organization type(s): Media

The Seattle Times is a locally-owned, private, independent news source. Known for comprehensive local coverage that creates conversation within the Seattle community, throughout the nation and around the globe.

The paper aims to bring readers the most-accurate and up-to-date local, national and international news available.



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News Story

Ruling against Seattle law hurts renters, advocates say

Daniel Beekman
Seattle Times
March 30, 2018
By allowing landlords to “go with their gut,” the ruling restores opportunities for discrimination, said Merf Ehman, of Columbia Legal Services, calling for the city to appeal.

News Story

Crisis in reverse mortgages? Some say yes

Charles Elmore
Seattle Times
December 9, 2017
The Federal Housing Administration says an insurance program backing reverse mortgages is “losing money and can no longer remain viable in its present form.” So it implemented new rules in October.

Op-Ed

The injustice of underfunding civil legal aid

Johanna Bender
Seattle Times
September 10, 2016
As a judge, I am confronted with the tragedy that results when low-income people are denied equal access to justice.

News Story

Seattle mayor calls for protection of tenants using rent subsidies

Daniel Beekman
Seattle Times
April 19, 2016
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is asking the City Council to extend civil-rights protections to people paying rent with government subsidies and other alternative sources of income.

Op-Ed

DOC’s error hurt inmates trying to rebuild their lives

Alex Bergstrom, Rhona Taylor
Seattle Times
March 3, 2016
Sending inmates back to prison in the wake of the state Department of Corrections computer glitch contradicts the spirit of granting everyone a “second chance.”

News Story

Task force to seek ways to reduce barriers to housing for those with criminal records

Daniel Beekman
Seattle Times
January 19, 2016
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is asking a new task force to help the city decide how to reduce barriers to housing for people with criminal records.

News Story

Seattle group wants to lift rental barrier for those with criminal records

Seattle Times
December 12, 2015
A group of Seattle organizations will launch a campaign Monday for city legislation banning landlords from automatically rejecting prospective tenants with criminal records.

Editorial

Justice for all threatened by inaction in Olympia

Seattle Times
December 7, 2015
If lawmakers kvetch about tapping the general fund — despite the compelling justice needs — they will need to latch on to something creative and reliable such as a legal-services fee or license hike. Equal justice is a core state responsibility. No excuses.

Op-Ed

Nobody wants to put runaways in detention — but what do we do?

Helen Halpert
Seattle Times
November 30, 2015
It’s not uncommon that the parents cannot be found or won’t take back their children, leading to at-risk youth being held in detention centers.

Op-Ed

Justice for all, not only for those who can afford it

Cyrus Habib, Steve O’Ban
Seattle Times
April 18, 2015
Two state representatives make a bipartisan case that lawmakers must help fund an effective civil legal aid system in Washington state.



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