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"Seattle settles lawsuit over abuse claims against ex-mayor," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 31, 2017 (read article)

"City settles with one of Ed Murray's sex-abuse accusers," Capitol Hill Times, December 30, 2017 (read article)

"Past victims of sexual assault by Washington politicians say generational changes have helped women," The Spokesman Review, December 30, 2017 (read article)

"Committee named to find candidates for Seattle’s next police chief," The Seattle Times, December 22, 2017 (read article)

"Here Are the People Helping Mayor Durkan Select a New Police Chief," The Stranger, December 22, 2017 (read article)

"How #MeToo Affects Sexual Assault Advocates," Pacific Standard, December 22, 2017 (read article)

"Ex-Seahawks, UW QB Warren Moon denies sexual-harassment allegations, says ‘I am going to fight this’," The Seattle Times, December 21, 2017 (read article)

"Seattle beer named ‘Silence Breakers' in nod to #MeToo movement," KIRO 7, December 13, 2017 (read article)

"In the era of #MeToo, Reichert can take a stand for victims," Crosscut, December 12, 2017 (read article)

"As sexual-harassment allegations multiply, H.R. departments seek a new playbook," The Seattle Times, December 4, 2017 (read article)

"Seattle law firm: having sexual harassment policy isn't enough, annual training is key," KOMO News, November 30, 2017 (read article)

"Pelosi’s daughter shakes up California harassment debate," The Seattle Times, November 30, 2017 (read article)

"Matt Lauer is fired at NBC, accused of crude misconduct," The Seattle Times, November 30, 2017 (read article)

"Garrison Keillor firing prompts backlash from his fans," The Seattle Times, November 29, 2017 (read article)

"When #MeToo meets Thanksgiving," Q13 FOX, November 22, 2017 (watch video)

“#MeAt14: Children do not to consent to sex – end of discussion,” The Seattle Times, November 15, 2017 (read article)

"More voices speaking out can change culture of sexual harassment, experts say," Q13 FOX, November 10, 2017 (read article)

“CEO of Talking Rain Beverage fired after sexual assault, lawsuit contends,” The Seattle Times, November 7, 2017 (read article)

“‘Me Too’ in Olympia: Reports of sexual harassment surface against 2 former lawmakers,” The Seattle Times, November 3, 2017 (read article)

“Urquhart faces criticism for treatment of alleged victims,” KING 5, November 2, 2017 (read article)

“Victims Advocacy Org "Deeply Disturbed" by King County Sheriff John Urquhart's Response to Assault Allegations,” The Stranger, November 1, 2017 (read article)

“Welcome to the Bliss Jungle,” Seattle Weekly, November 1, 2017 (read article)

“Seattle Storm star Breanna Stewart shares a story of sexual abuse in ‘me too’ campaign,” October 30, 2017 (read article)

“Sexual assault center sees increase in phone calls following ‘Me Too’ campaign,” October 30, 2017 (watch video)

“King County Sexual Assault Resource Center sees increase in calls in recent weeks,” October 30, 2017 (read article)

“#MeToo increases calls to King County Sexual Assault Resource Center” KIRO 7, October 27, 2017 (read article)

“Renton Martial Arts Studio Owner Accused Of Child Rape” Renton Patch, October 26, 2017 (read artile)

“Renton martial arts studio arrested for child rape” SeattlePI, October 26, 2017 (read article)

“Man arrested for raping child in his Renton martial arts studio” KIRO 7, October 26, 2017 (read article)

“Renton martial arts studio owner arrested for investigation of child rape” KOMO News, October 26, 2017 (read article)

“WSP gets $1.6M grant to test backlog of rape kits” KING 5, October 26, 2017(read article)

“Unshackled: A prostitute’s journey to freedom” KING 5, October 26, 2017 (watch video)

“Native American tribe, coalition to receive federal grants” The Peninsula Daily News, October 25, 2017 (read article)

“Them, too: The #MeToo deluge continues as readers share their stories of sexual assault” The Seattle Times, October 24, 2017 (read article)

“Paltrow, Jolie join flood of allegations against Weinstein” The Seattle Times, October 10, 2017 (read article) 

"New Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess unveils city budget plan" KOMO News, September 26, 2017 (view)

"FBI: Violent crime up in Seattle and Washington in 2016, but murders specifically down" Seattle Times September 26, 2017 (read article)

"Help victims of sexual assault reclaim their voices and lives" The Seattle Times, September 20, 2017 (read article)

"Why it took five accusers to bring down Ed Murray" Crosscut, September 14, 2017 (read article)

"Local Leaders of the Resistance" The Stranger, June 12, 2017 (see article)

"Confronting sexual assault head on" Mercer Island Reporter, June 14, 2017 (read article)

"Renton High School Gets New Student Health Center" Patch.com, May 25, 2017 (read article)

"Give voice to sex-abuse victims" The Seattle Times, May 7, 2017 (read article)

"Gov. Inslee signs sexual assault protection order bill" KIRO 7, May 5, 2017 (read article)

"April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month" Senator Joe Fain, Apirl 11, 2017 (watch video)

"Legislature acts to protect sexual-assault victims" The Seattle Times, April 10, 2017 (read article)

"Recognizing survivors and raising awareness to stop sexual violence" King County Council News, April 10, 2017 (read more)

"Sexual assault protection orders could become permanent" KOMO News, April 5, 2017 (read article)

"Victims of sexual assault would gain increased protections" Kent Reporter, March 10, 2017 (read article)

"Senate votes to exend sexual assault protection orders" MyNorthwest.com, March 8, 2017 (read article)

"Is Department of Corrections siding with sex offenders?" MyNorthwest.com, February 7, 2017 (read article)

"Why isn't the Department of Corrections posting sex offender mug shots?" KIRO 7, February 6, 2017 (read article)

"Voices raised to increase awareness about sexual assault" The Seattle Times, February 1, 2017 (read article)

"Why it is important to pass HB 1384" featuring Andrea Piper-Wentland, Executive Director of WCSAP; Mary Ellen Stone, Executive Director of KCSARC; and Cali Knox testifying in the House Judiciary Committee meeting on January 24, 2017 (watch video)