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Morning Fizz

Homelessness Takes Center Stage in City Hall and Olympia

Macri running in 43rd, Harris talking at city hall, and Nelson seeking emergency aid in Olympia.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/05/2016

Morning Fizz

Doubling Last Levy, Mayor Rolls Out $290 Million Affordable Housing Proposal

Murray on affordable housing, Republicans on minimum wage.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/04/2016

Afternoon Jolt

GOP Double Play Threatens Environmental Safeguards, Democrats Say

Under Republican control, senate committees pass bills to scale back oversight.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 02/03/2016

Morning Fizz

Democrats Give in to Road Rage in Olympia

Democrats abandon transit advocates, council ponders bike sharing.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/03/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Caucus Diaries: A Clinton Volunteer Debriefs After Iowa

Whether you like it or not, Hillary won.

  • By Jason Bennett
  • Published 02/02/2016

Morning Fizz

Burgers, Bike Bail Out, and Bus Rapid Transit at City Hall

City council puts cheery spin on transit hurdles and troubles.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/02/2016

Morning Fizz

The McDermott Race, the Bernie Race, and the Greenspace

Running for Jim McDermott's seat, endorsing Bernie or Hillary, and slowing down the bike trail.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/01/2016

Guest Opinion

Trans Women Are Women. Period.

The legislature's priority should be protection, not discrimination.

  • By Danni Askini
  • Published 01/29/2016

Morning Fizz

Seattle Police Acknowledge "Concerning" and "Consistent" Slower Response to Domestic Violence Calls

Response times to 911 calls, rent control, and Clinton versus Sanders.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/28/2016

Morning Fizz

Mayor Faces Off with Critics of Neighborhood Upzones at Packed City Hall Meeting

Murray's housing affordability recommendations take center stage at city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/27/2016

Morning Fizz

City Calls on Sound Transit to Fund More Transit, Republicans Abandon McCleary Plan

Council sends letter to Sound Transit, Republicans send message to Democrats, and Olympia not interested in rent control.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/26/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen Kicks Controversial Senator Pam Roach Off State Task Force

Citing abusive behavior and shock, Democratic senate president Owen removes Roach from human trafficking committee.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 01/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Where the Congressional Candidates Stand on the Great Bernie-Hillary Divide

McDermott wannabes fess up on Bernie versus Hillary debate, Sightline jumps in to Murray versus NIMBY debate, and the return of Darcy Burner?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/25/2016

Urbanism

The City Canon: Car Crashes, Car Parts, and Car People

Finding pro-city politics in awesome movies, music, and books.

  • By Tom Fucoloro
  • Published 01/22/2016

Politics

Video of the Week: "A Black or Brown Paper" on Racial Justice?

Uncomfortable laughter at King County Council policy committee meeting.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/22/2016

Morning Fizz

Judge Rules Eyman Measure Unconstitutional, Mayor's Office Responds to Wallingford Meeting, and Showdown in the 43rd District

Judge accuses Eyman of bullying, mayor's office defends housing plan, and trans rights and homelessness advocates queue up for the state house.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/22/2016

Politics

Extra Fizz: Murray's Grand Bargain Gets Reality Check in Wallingford and Another Democrat for Charters in Olympia

Upzone faces stiff resistance at neighborhood meeting and charter fix passes in Olympia.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/21/2016

Morning Fizz

Jayapal to Announce She's Running for Jim McDermott's Seat

The state senator is set to jump in to the U.S. house race.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/21/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Inslee, GOP Spar Over Department of Corrections Scandal

GOP subpoenas documents, Inslee appoints former federal prosecutors.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 01/20/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant: Maybe Next Year on Rent Control?

Sawant gets the bad news on rent control, city pushes pot delivery, bipartisan bill would preserve affordable housing.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/20/2016
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