SeaTac OKs $4.2M in suit over land
The SeaTac City Council approved payment of $4.25 million to a Seattle couple after a judge found the city had engaged in misrepresentation, inverse condemnation and interference with business expectancy when it orchestrated a secret land grab to wrestle a piece of prime real estate from the couple more than a decade ago.
$82M in public benefits for WSCC expansion
By BRIAN MILLER
As part of the planned expansion of the Washington State Convention Center, the city and county have announced the terms for “a suite of benefits” worth some $82 million.
Newark bids for new Amazon HQ
Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday endorsed the bid of the state's biggest city to win Amazon's competition for a second headquarters.
Hotel firm gets $4M in Port of Astoria suit
A Portland-based hotel company was awarded $4 million for a lawsuit against the Port of Astoria, claiming the Port Commission rebuffed a contract that put the company in control of the Astoria Riverwalk Inn.
Ryan says Senate biggest obstacle to passing tax cut
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that the biggest obstacle to passing a Republican-authored federal tax overhaul plan is the GOP-controlled Senate because of its narrow majority, but he believes it will prevail this year with bipartisan support.