Mayor Mike McGinn http://kuow.org en How Seattle's Bid For Faster, Cheaper Internet Fell Apart http://kuow.org/post/how-seattles-bid-faster-cheaper-internet-fell-apart <p></p><p>Network engineer Lee Kirk was working for Comcast when a friend of his tried to hire him away to Gigabit Squared Seattle for a partnership between the company and the city to improve Internet service in the area.</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:15:02 +0000 Amy Radil 26893 at http://kuow.org How Seattle's Bid For Faster, Cheaper Internet Fell Apart Boeing, Bertha, And McGinn On McGinn http://kuow.org/post/boeing-bertha-and-mcginn-mcginn <p>It's been a busy week: Talks between Boeing and its machinists union to secure the&nbsp;777X continue to be rocky. Bertha, the world's largest tunneling machine, ground to a halt 60 feel below downtown and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn looked back on four years in office. We talk over those stories and more of the week's news with&nbsp;<a href="http://blogs.seattletimes.com/politicsnorthwest/">Joni&nbsp;Balter</a>&nbsp;of the Seattle Times, The Stranger's&nbsp;<a href="http://elisanders.net/">Eli Sanders</a>&nbsp;and Crosscut's&nbsp;<a href="http://crosscut.com/mossback">Knute Berger</a>. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 25442 at http://kuow.org Boeing, Bertha, And McGinn On McGinn Mayor McGinn’s Biggest Regret: 'I Didn’t Learn Fast Enough' http://kuow.org/post/mayor-mcginn-s-biggest-regret-i-didn-t-learn-fast-enough <p>Marcie Sillman&nbsp;talks with Mayor Mike McGinn about the person he is today after an eventful four-year term, a recession and his failed reelection bid. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:20:09 +0000 Marcie Sillman 25327 at http://kuow.org Mayor McGinn’s Biggest Regret: 'I Didn’t Learn Fast Enough' McGinn Concedes, Reflects On Frustrating Moments As Mayor http://kuow.org/post/mcginn-concedes-reflects-frustrating-moments-mayor <p></p><p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn conceded the race to his challenger Ed Murray on Thursday. Meanwhile Murray said he wants to resign his state senate seat as soon as possible so he can focus on his transition to City Hall. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 01:21:18 +0000 Amy Radil 23472 at http://kuow.org McGinn Concedes, Reflects On Frustrating Moments As Mayor Elections 2013: Campaign Dispatches From Around Seattle http://kuow.org/post/elections-2013-campaign-dispatches-around-seattle <p>KUOW reporters are on the ground at several campaign sites in Seattle, sending back snapshots from the scenes as the ballot countdown nears an end. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 03:32:06 +0000 KUOW Staff Reports 23333 at http://kuow.org Elections 2013: Campaign Dispatches From Around Seattle Seattle Mayor’s Race Now Comes Down To The 'Ground Game' http://kuow.org/post/seattle-mayor-s-race-now-comes-down-ground-game <p></p><p>It’s down to the wire in the hotly contested Seattle mayor’s race.</p><p>With the public debates and forums now largely over, the campaigns have shifted to what is called the “ground game”—phone calling, doorbelling, sign waving.</p><p>Volunteers for incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn have knocked on more than 20,000 doors and made more than 150,000 phone calls so far, according to the campaign. Even though the mayor is behind in recent polls, the campaign has long claimed that it runs the superior field operation, and will make up the difference in the final days of the election.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:57:22 +0000 Deborah Wang 22963 at http://kuow.org Seattle Mayor’s Race Now Comes Down To The 'Ground Game' Mayor Mike McGinn's Interview On The Record http://kuow.org/post/mayor-mike-mcginns-interview-record <p></p><p>Mayor Mike McGinn sat down with <em>The Record's</em> Marcie Sillman to discuss a range of topics, from public safety, transportation and development.</p><p><em>Produced by <a href="http://kuow.org/people/david-hyde">David Hyde</a>.</em> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 19:50:14 +0000 Marcie Sillman 22698 at http://kuow.org Mayor Mike McGinn's Interview On The Record Finding The Differences Between McGinn, Murray: This Interview Helps http://kuow.org/post/finding-differences-between-mcginn-murray-interview-helps <p>The 2013 Seattle mayoral race has been rife with finger pointing, questions about leadership style and the source of campaign contributions. For the average voter, the debate may not include enough substantive conversation about the meat and potato issues that face Seattle citizens: How do we pay to fix our roadways? Where do we funnel new density? Are we as safe as possible in our homes and in public venues? Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:09:10 +0000 Marcie Sillman 22557 at http://kuow.org Finding The Differences Between McGinn, Murray: This Interview Helps McGinn, Murray Revive Tunnel Feud In TV Debate http://kuow.org/post/mcginn-murray-revive-tunnel-feud-tv-debate <p>In their first televised debate on KING5 TV, Mayor Mike McGinn and State Senator Ed Murray engaged in a sharp but mostly civil exchange over housing, transportation, and police reform, among other things.&nbsp; Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:57:18 +0000 Deborah Wang 21810 at http://kuow.org McGinn, Murray Revive Tunnel Feud In TV Debate Mike McGinn Takes Aim At Opponent's Legislative Record http://kuow.org/post/mike-mcginn-takes-aim-opponents-legislative-record <p></p><p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn officially launched his fall campaign Monday with a series of new attacks against his opponent, state Senator Ed Murray.</p><p>Standing before a sea of supporters on a street corner in Ballard, McGinn outlined the accomplishments of his first four years and took aim at Murray’s legislative record in Olympia.</p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:54:53 +0000 Deborah Wang 20025 at http://kuow.org Mike McGinn Takes Aim At Opponent's Legislative Record Only In Seattle: Murray And McGinn Accuse One Another Of Being Pro-Business http://kuow.org/post/only-seattle-murray-and-mcginn-accuse-one-another-being-pro-business <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www2.seattle.gov/ethics/elpub/el_home.asp">latest campaign filings</a> show state Senator Ed Murray outpacing incumbent Mayor Mike </span>McGinn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in contributions for the Seattle mayor’s race. But at a campaign forum Wednesday night, Murray seemed anxious to escape any criticism of being the big money candidate.</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 20:20:12 +0000 Amy Radil 19748 at http://kuow.org Only In Seattle: Murray And McGinn Accuse One Another Of Being Pro-Business McGinn Makes The Case For A Second Term http://kuow.org/post/mcginn-makes-case-second-term <p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn faces tough competition in his campaign for re-election. He came to office as a political outsider, championing public transit and environmental issues. But many question whether he has followed through on his campaign promises. Ross Reynolds talks with Mayor McGinn about what he would bring to a second term in office. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:55:09 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 16719 at http://kuow.org McGinn Makes The Case For A Second Term Mayor McGinn's Broadband Dreams Slow To Materialize http://kuow.org/post/mayor-mcginns-broadband-dreams-slow-materialize <p>When Mike McGinn <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20090327095822/http://mcginnformayor.com/">ran for mayor in 2009</a>, he campaigned on the promise of high-speed internet for all of Seattle. But once elected, he struggled to implement anything close to that. Four years later McGinn still presides over a city of internet haves and have-nots. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:51:02 +0000 Amy Radil 16613 at http://kuow.org Mayor McGinn's Broadband Dreams Slow To Materialize Candidates For Seattle Mayor Show Their Bookish Side http://kuow.org/post/candidates-seattle-mayor-show-their-bookish-side <p>What can you tell about a person from the books he or she loves to read? A lot, according to Maggie Taylor, Board President of Friends of the Seattle Public Library.</p><p>Taylor invited the city's mayoral candidates to choose a passage from a favorite book and then read it aloud. Eight of the candidates&nbsp;accepted the challenge. They read their selections last night at the Central Library downtown.</p><p>The aim of the event was to give voters some insight into the candidates, said Taylor.</p><p>How well do you know the candidates for Seattle mayor? See if you can match up the candidates with their favorite books.&nbsp; Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:43:15 +0000 Deborah Wang 15174 at http://kuow.org Candidates For Seattle Mayor Show Their Bookish Side McGinn In DC Talking Coal, New Music And The Big Earthquake http://kuow.org/post/mcginn-dc-talking-coal-new-music-and-big-earthquake <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong><strong>McGinn Testifies About Coal Exports&nbsp;In Washington DC</strong><br>The US House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a panel entitled <a href="http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/us-energy-abundance-regulatory-market-and-legal-barriers-export">U.S. Energy Abundance: Regulatory Market and Legal Barriers to Export.</a>" Seattle mayor Mike McGinn is in Washington DC testifying. <a href="http://www.kuow.org/people/ashley-ahearn">KUOW's Ashley Ahearn</a> reports on the latest.</p><p><strong>Worth Listening To: A Music Recommendation</strong><br>Are you stuck in a music listening rut?&nbsp; We are surrounded by new music and innovative artists.&nbsp;Branch out!&nbsp;New music recommendations every Tuesday at 9:20 a.m.&nbsp;This time Seattle Weekly classical music writer <a href="http://www.seattleweekly.com/arts/830087-129/violin-borchert-duets-gavinasd">Gavin Borchert</a> recommends Seattle musician Hope Wechkin.</p><p><strong>Anticipating The Big Northwest&nbsp; Earthquake</strong><br>There was a time, 90 years ago when the Puget Sound area was declared “earthquake-proof” by a prominent geologist. As scientists have continued to study the Northwest, however, they’ve come to realize that statement couldn’t be further from the truth. This area is in fact prone to not just earthquakes, but mega-quakes too. Sandi Doughton, science reporter for The Seattle Times explains what scientists know about the “the big one" that is due to strike the region. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 15111 at http://kuow.org McGinn In DC Talking Coal, New Music And The Big Earthquake