Nick Licata http://kplu.org en Don’t bust medical cannabis sellers near schools, say officials http://kplu.org/post/don-t-bust-medical-cannabis-sellers-near-schools-say-officials <p>Medical cannabis advocates and some local officials say the federal government should leave marijuana businesses alone, even if they sell near Seattle schools. The advocates decried a recent wave of enforcement, framing it as an assault on patients and law-abiding businesses.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 21:11:32 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 6416 at http://kplu.org Don’t bust medical cannabis sellers near schools, say officials Seattle wrestles with how to house homeless families with kids http://kplu.org/post/seattle-wrestles-how-house-homeless-families-kids <p>Seattle recently spent a <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/council/licata/homelessness/2012budget.htm">big chunk of money </a>to improve services for homeless families with children, but city officials are at odds over whether it was spent solving the right problems. They grappled with it at a public meeting Wednesday, where homeless mothers told members of the city council that many were <a href="http://www.homelessinfo.org/downloads/2011_ONC%20Street%20Count.pdf">without a place to sleep </a>that night.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:08:12 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5729 at http://kplu.org Seattle wrestles with how to house homeless families with kids