kate burke

Ordinance allowing people loiter in City Hall deferred, again

An ordinance that would allow people to linger inside the Spokane City Hall lobby during business hours was deferred once again on Monday. A union representing city workers still has concerns over what the new rules could mean for the safety of city workers on the 1st floor.

Spokane City Councilwoman speaks out about violence against women

Following the Inlander's recent article detailing community leader and NAACP president Phil Tyler's history of domestic violence allegations, Spokane City Councilwoman Kate Burke is speaking out about violence against women, calling on men to help be a part of the solution.