Seattle repeals amusement license fee

Seattle repeals amusement license fee

In a big win for Seattle restaurant operators, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill that repeals the city’s amusement license fee. The annual license fee for an amusement device was anywhere from $50 to $1,500 per device per year depending on the cost to...
King County Council vote on cash acceptance

King County Council vote on cash acceptance

In a narrow 5-4 vote, the King County Council voted on July 27 to require retail businesses, including restaurants in unincorporated King County to accept cash payments. Your government affairs team opposed this legislation and advocated throughout the process to...
Seattle City Council rejects public drug use proposal

Seattle City Council rejects public drug use proposal

In a 5-4 vote, the Seattle City Council voted to reject a proposal by City Attorney Ann Davison and sponsored by Councilmembers Sara Nelson and Alex Pedersen. The proposal would have given the city attorney the authority to prosecute drug possession and public drug...