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As Protesters Chant "Stop the Sweeps," Officials Clear The Jungle

by Heidi Groover Protesters chanted "Stop the sweeps" as Washington State Department of Transportation Assistant Regional Administrator Dave McCormick laid out plans to clear The Jungle. HG Nearly nine months after Mayor Ed Murray stood near the site of a fatal shooting in an homeless encampment and wondered "Did I act too late?", his staff stood at the edge of the same encampment today as its remaining residents were forced to leave.
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