Seattle City Council repeals controversial tax on jobs

Seattle City Council repeals controversial tax on jobs (Seattle, June 14, 2018) In a surprising move, the Seattle City Council voted on Tuesday, June 12, to repeal the tax on jobs it unanimously passed less than a month ago. The controversial tax would have required...

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Golf tournament raises $2,000 for local students

Golf tournament raises $2,000 for local students

Golf tournament raises $2,000 for local students The Seattle Hotel Association, in partnership with Visit Seattle, held its annual golf tournament on June 6 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Winners included the students of Chief Sealth International High School. The...

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Primary Election 2017: Seattle Races

Primary Election 2017: Seattle Races

Primary Election 2017: Seattle Races The Seattle restaurant and hotel political arm, Seattle Hospitality for Progress, endorsed Jenny Durkan for mayor and Sara Nelson for city council position 8 in the Primary Election. On Aug. 1, Durkan earned enough votes to head...

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I-124 Decision, June 9

I-124 Decision, June 9

I-124 Decision, June 9 Seattle hotels remain devoted to a safe, healthy work environment that respects the rights of both our employees and our guests. Initiative 124 threatens that commitment, impeding the industry’s ability to manage and provide opportunities to its...

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I-124 Decision Coming June 9

I-124 Decision Coming June 9

I-124 Decision Coming June 9 The court will deliver its ruling on whether hotel worker Initiative 124 is legal at 3 p.m. on June 9 (to be accompanied by a written decision as well). The Seattle Hotel Association Government Affairs Team will attend and provide an...

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