Morning Jolt

DelBene Slams Republican "Witch-Hunt"

DelBene denounces $800,000 resolution to keep Planned Parenthood investigation going and Murray announces new homeless encampments.

9:13am By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Homeless Encampment Debate 2.0, the Head Tax 2.0?, and Tim Burgess 4.0?

Murray is ready to propose new sanctioned encampment sites and Burgess was probably ready to retire, but...

12/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Opinion

Cities' Rights

There's nothing hypocritical about fighting for civil rights.

11/30/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Burgess Rival Jon Grant Announces 2017 Council Bid

Affordable housing advocate to run for at-large seat again.

11/29/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Podlodowski May Challenge Ravens for State Democratic Party Chair

A new state party chair? And new Uber unionizing rules?

11/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Moving In and Moving Out at City Hall

Gardheere in at city, Kiker out at Bike Club, Sage out of Murray coalition, renters in at lower costs, and neighbors out of Local Improvement District?

11/23/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Editorial

Paying to Regulate Local Labor Standards with a Fee on Businesses

Council proposal has been incorrectly characterized as a tax.

11/22/2016 By Jennifer L. Robbins

Pedestrian Chronicles

City Waterfront Plan Criticized for Unfriendly Pedestrian Design

Arguing that the current waterfront plan provides inadequate pedestrian access, three local associations file appeals questioning city's Alaskan Way project.

11/22/2016 By Cassandra Calderon

Morning Fizz

U.S. Rep. DelBene Challenges Trump, State Rep. Frame Challenges State Democrats

Fighting a Muslim registry, fighting Democratic losses, and a win for charter schools.

11/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Defying SDOT, Council Puts Parking Benefit District Back in Play

Keeping parking revenue in the neighborhood, SaldaƱa running in the 37th, and setting the record straight on labor fund proposal.

11/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Chamber Memo Foreshadows Legal Showdown Over Workplace Rights Fund

With budget vote, council adds more money for affordable housing, but shoots down charge on businesses to fund labor office.

11/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Hanauer Urges Council to Pass Business Fee

Lefty investor backs dedicated fund to pay for labor enforcement.

11/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Jolt

Senate Republican Urges State Attorney General to "Take Action" Against Seattle on Rent Control

Vancouver state senator Don Benton condemns Seattle for thinking "they have the authority to supersede state law."

11/15/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Minimum Wage Measure Outperforms Clinton in Blue Washington

1433 does better than Clinton in Washington state, ad hoc anti-Trump meetup on Capitol Hill

11/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Opinion

An Apology to Hillary Clinton

The finger pointing should start at home.

11/11/2016 By Jason Bennett

Morning Opinion

It's Pretty Rich to be Accused of Living in a Bubble by Voters Who Just Endorsed Building a Wall

The central feature of Trump's campaign was exclusion, the central feature of cities is inclusion.

11/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Election 2016

A Deplorable Night

Local results offer hope in a disturbing national election.

11/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Election Day 2016

Smeared. Cleared. Repeat. The Ultimate Hillary Clinton Story.

Why Comey's recklessness may define a potential Clinton presidency and why light rail may define a new progressive regionalism.

11/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Transportation

More Preelection Videos: Zooming Through the Sound, Didn't Even Have to Drive

Blue Scholars hype the benefits of mass transit.

11/07/2016 By Josh Feit