Tim Burgess http://kuow.org en Seattle City Council To Consider Universal Preschool Proposal http://kuow.org/post/seattle-city-council-consider-universal-preschool-proposal <p>The city of Seattle would create a plan to let all children attend preschool for free or on a sliding scale under a resolution proposed by City Councilman Tim Burgess. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:46:23 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 19059 at http://kuow.org Seattle City Council To Consider Universal Preschool Proposal Your Take On The News http://kuow.org/post/your-take-news-30 <p>We'll get live updates from the scene of the bridge collapse in Skagit County from KUOW reporter Derek Wang.</p><p>In a major policy <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/05/23/remarks-president-national-defense-university">speech</a> Thursday, President Obama defended his administration's use of unmanned drones, but vowed to scale back their use in the future. He also renewed efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. What are the unanswered questions about President Obama's counter-terrorism policy? What can we expect from the President moving forward?</p><p>The Seattle Mayor's race got a big shakeup recently when <a href="https://www.seattle.gov/council/burgess/">Tim Burgess</a> abruptly <a href="http://www.seattlemet.com/news-and-profiles/publicola/articles/friday-jolt-burgess-withdraws-from-mayors-race-may-2013">dropped out</a> of the contest. How will this affect the rest of the candidates? Who does it help and who does it hurt?</p><p>And on his first day on the job, interim Seattle Police Chief Jim Pugel made some <a href="http://www.seattlemet.com/news-and-profiles/publicola/articles/friday-jolt-burgess-withdraws-from-mayors-race-may-2013">changes</a> to his staff. Does this signal more changes to come at the SPD?</p><p>What stories that caught your attention this week? Call us at 800.289.5869, email <a href="mailto:weekday@kuow.org">weekday@kuow.org</a> or send us a tweet&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/WeekdayKUOW">@WeekdayKUOW</a>.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 13648 at http://kuow.org Your Take On The News Tim Burgess Won't Seek Mayor's Office http://kuow.org/post/tim-burgess-wont-seek-mayors-office <p>Seattle City Council Member Tim Burgess is stepping down as a mayoral candidate.&nbsp; His disclosure came as the filing deadline loomed for the November election. Burgess said he won’t yet endorse anyone. But he said he’s leaving the race to make it easier for another candidate to unseat incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 18 May 2013 03:55:40 +0000 Amy Radil 13320 at http://kuow.org Tim Burgess Won't Seek Mayor's Office Pocket Guide To The Seattle Mayor's Race http://kuow.org/post/revised-pocket-guide-seattle-mayors-race <p>UPDATE: 5/21/13, 3:50 p.m. PT</p><p>The list of candidates running for Seattle mayor is now finalized, and despite the withdrawal of one high-profile contender, the field has gotten even more crowded.</p><p>In an eleventh hour surprise, City Councilmember Tim Burgess, the leading fundraiser in the race, announced he was dropping out.</p><p>At the same time, two relatively unknown candidates entered the field, bringing the total number of mayoral hopefuls to nine.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 04:30:22 +0000 Deborah Wang 12643 at http://kuow.org Pocket Guide To The Seattle Mayor's Race Seattle City Council Expects To Approve Budget After Clash On Youth Programs http://kuow.org/post/seattle-city-council-expects-approve-budget-after-clash-youth-programs <p></p><p>Members of the Young Urban Authors program meet twice a week in a small storefront near 23rd and Jackson in Seattle. The program is one of many funded by Seattle’s Youth Violence Prevention Initiative. In this program, the teenagers spend months writing and editing their own books — fiction or non-fiction — which are then printed in paperback form.</p><p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:57:46 +0000 Amy Radil 3749 at http://kuow.org Seattle City Council Expects To Approve Budget After Clash On Youth Programs