The Nov. 3 general election is important and exciting. Not only are there Asian American candidates running for offices in several cities and King County, there are issues directly impacting the Asian community. It is the first time after redistricting that voters will decide to elect some new blood to the Seattle City Council. Several […]
BLOG: What a week for entertainment and politics!
Not the usual Chamber’s dinner So what was unusual? Mayor Ed Murray, who declared he’s a sheep, spoke briefly at the Greater Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s Lunar New Year dinner at the China Harbor Restaurant last week. Murray, 60, was born in the Year of the Sheep. According to Chinese astrology, anyone born in […]
Mayor’s advisory committee to address income inequality
Calling it a “disparity strikes at the very core of who we are as a democratic society,” Mayor Ed Murray last month committed to addressing Seattle’s growing income divide.