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Morning Fizz

Campaign Themes Emerge as Sound Transit Sends $54 Billion Measure to Ballot

Sound Transit sends light rail measure to voters.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/24/2016

Morning Fizz

Internal Sound Transit Emails Reveal Confused Parking Strategy, UW Acknowledges U-Pass Not Working

PubliCola public records request shows how Sound Transit thinks about parking estimates, and UW outlines troubled U-Pass program.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/23/2016

Morning Fizz

Walkinshaw, Macri, Housing Levy Strong in 43rd District

Influential Seattle district makes primary endorsements.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/22/2016

Morning Fizz

U-Pass Program in Jeopardy?

Transit cuts, transgender rights, and tricky wording.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/21/2016

2016 Election

Transforming the Democratic Party

Transgender rights and delegates take stage at this weekend's state Democratic Party convention.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/17/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant to Speak at Chamber Breakfast

A political first, a taxing discrepancy, a new model, and an old column.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/17/2016

Morning Fizz

Surprise Testimony at City Hall: Please Tax Us

Airbnb hosts tell council to tax them rather than regulating them out of business.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/16/2016

Morning Fizz

Community Council Full of S— with Poop Concerns?

City reacts to sewage "canard" and housing affordability advocate reacts to Airbnb proposal.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/15/2016

Morning Fizz

Neighborhood Council Freaked Out About Extra Poop that Comes with Density

SPD blast balls, neighborhood poop, new campaign ads, and neck to neck contributions.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/14/2016

Morning Fizz

Republicans Target Transgender Rights Again

Tense hearing slips into campaigning for antitransgender initiative.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/13/2016

Morning Fizz

Republican State Senator Rejects Parent's Suggestion to Close Tax Breaks and Consider Capital Gains to Fund Education

Republican task force member shuts down funding recommendation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/10/2016

Morning Fizz

Sanders Delegates Plan to Take Over State Convention

Sanders delegates, Clinton superdelegates, and trans delegates.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/09/2016

Pedestrian Chronicles

Money from Parking Garage Should Go to Pedestrian Investments

City's rosy spin on parking garage downplays ill-advised choice to subsidize parking.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/08/2016

Morning Fizz

Seemingly Modest New Renters' Rights Law Represents Major Victory and Significant Tactical Shift for Sawant

By taking an iterative approach, Sawant may have her biggest impact yet.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/07/2016

Morning Fizz

Boasting, Endorsing, Streamlining, and Taxing

Walkinshaw claims polling shows him ahead, Macri to get key endorsement, Seattle weighs streamlining light rail process, and the tax factor.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/06/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Uh-Oh, City Planners Are Challenging Seattle Neighborhood Traditions Again

Saying they don't match the city's changing demographics, Department of Neighborhoods memo questions reliance on District Councils.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/02/2016

Morning Fizz

Staff Shake-Up in Mayor's Office, Murray's Chief Lobbyist Out

Murray's lobbying director out, plus Bernie or Hillary, Brady?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/02/2016

Morning Fizz

The Vote Breakdown, the Process Breakdown, and the Regulation Breakdown

Does the pro-Clinton vote foreshadow a surprise in the 7th Congressional District race?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/01/2016

Morning Fizz

Parking, Renting, Endorsing, and Regulating

City looks at new protections for tenants, Capitol Hill looks at new parking revenue, and Conservation Voters issue surprise dual endorsement.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/31/2016

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Revises Expansion with Expedited Timeline, Suburbs Lead the Way on Zoning Changes

Suburbs agree to help pay for downtown Seattle tunnel and streamlined permitting process. What's Seattle doing?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/27/2016
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