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Friday Editorial

Mayor Murray Needs to Stop Triangulating on Homelessness

As Murray holds finger in the wind, council holds substantive discussions on encampments.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/23/2016

Morning Fizz

Bagshaw, Burgess, and O'Brien Zoom In on Core Debate Over Encampment Legislation

Bagshaw seems to side with super progressive O'Brien.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/23/2016

Morning Fizz

Less Parking, More Light Rail, and No Solution for Homelessness

I've got some more advice for SDOT.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/22/2016

Morning Fizz

SDOT, Mayor Murray, Mike O'Brien, and Kshama Sawant Don't Get It

Capitol Hill Housing proposal gets cold shoulder from City Hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/21/2016

Afternoon Opinion

City Budget Should Advance Racial Equity by Investing in Communities Experiencing Displacement

The city needs to live up to its stated 20-year goals with specific investments.

  • By Ubax Gardheere
  • Published 09/20/2016

Morning Fizz

Mayor and Unanimous Council Sign Off on Secured Scheduling Law

Seattle leads the country, follows the union.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/20/2016

Morning Fizz

Transit Activists Spoof Seattle Times

As Seattle Times sides with suburbs, Seattle Subway questions paper's relevance.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/19/2016

City Hall

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: Renters, Bike Share, Heroin, Electric Cars, the North Precinct, Antisemitism, and More

Lots of people's opinions about this week's news.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/16/2016

Morning Fizz

In Nod to Black Lives Matter, Controversial North Precinct Police Station Taken Off Table in New Budget

Mayor and North Seattle council member Juarez still committed to new station, but agree to further scrutiny.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/16/2016

Morning Fizz

Council Committee Greenlights Jungle Sweep, Cues Up Larger Fight Over Unsanctioned Encampments

Council committee votes 4-2 to sweep East Duwamish Greenbelt

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/15/2016

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Three Campaign Kicks Off with Big Agenda and Nagging Footnote

Progressive coalition comes together at dynamic kickoff. But will the region sign off?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/14/2016

Guest Opinion

Seattle Uber Ordinance Continues Seattle's Role as Worker Rights Leader

Council shouldn't water down strong call for Uber drivers' right to unionize.

  • By Danielle Franco-Malone
  • Published 09/13/2016

Morning Fizz

SDOT Shoots Down Parking Reform Recommendation

Urbanists push back against SDOT decision to pass on Parking Benefit Districts.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/12/2016

Morning Fizz

Murray May Go with First Veto if Council Passes Encampment Legislation

New reports on homelessness fuel debate between mayor and council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/09/2016

Guest Opinion

Getting Home

Using data to guide our fight against homelessness.

  • By Mark Putnam
  • Published 09/08/2016

Morning Editorial

A Regional Response to Regional Growth

Why expanding light rail is key to the future of the Puget Sound.

  • By Lorena González
  • Published 09/07/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Key Public Testimony Cuts Through Politics of Homelessness Crisis

Council votes to take up ACLU legislation against homeless sweeps.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/06/2016

Morning Fizz

Uber Drivers, Land Use Attorneys, and Trump Voters

A few post–Labor Day questions.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/06/2016

Guest Opinion

Uber Ordinance Doesn't Meet Labor Law Standards

For-hire driver legislation isn't inclusive enough when it comes to who qualifies as legit union member.

  • By Ronald Meisburg
  • Published 09/05/2016

Morning Fizz

Obscure Hearing Could Determine Major Seattle Housing Issue

The Queen Anne Community Council challenges city's backyard cottage proposal.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/02/2016
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