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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

Afternoon Jolt

Skeptical Council Evaluates Mayor's Homeless Sweeps

City policy to clear homeless encampments comes under fire from council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/19/2016

Morning Fizz

Protesters Confront Pot Shop Owner, Legislator Confronts Teens, and Council to Confront Mayor

Pot, gentrification, virginity, and homelessness.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/19/2016

Morning Fizz

School Board Set to Eliminate Nearly 20 Percent of Onsite Child Care Programs

Meeting the McCleary class size reduction mandate may jeopardize programs for kids.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/18/2016

Urbanism

The City Canon

Finding urbanist politics in awesome movies, music, and books.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/15/2016

Morning Fizz

More Tolling Data, Another Bertha Fiasco, and a Bigger Polling Firm

Eastside Democrat Cyrus Habib signs on to GOP antitolling bill.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/15/2016

Morning Fizz

Republican Anecdotes Versus Actual Stats

Despite data, Republican state senator Andy Hill denounces express lane tolling.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/14/2016

Morning Fizz

The State of the State, Pot, and Bathrooms

City expands pot industry, Inslee cheers minimum wage initiative, and conservative Republican signs on to women's rights bill.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/13/2016

Morning Fizz

It's Still an 8-1 City Council

In big Amazon vote, Herbold joins majority while leading way on workers' rights and free speech.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/12/2016

Morning Fizz

A Radical Republican Bill in Olympia and Some Guerrilla Urbanism in Seattle

The war on women and the war on cars continues.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/11/2016

Morning Fizz

Expediting Bad Design

The suburban office park model is disappearing, but it shouldn't relocate to the city.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/08/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Walkinshaw Announces Key Endorsements

Walkinshaw picks up González and Burgess endorsements.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/07/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Constantine Picks New Council Member Johnson to be on Sound Transit Board

Urbanist Johnson beats out lefty Mike O'Brien for Seattle seat on Sound Transit board.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/07/2016

Morning Fizz

New Polling Says Inslee Is Vulnerable, Jayapal Says She's "Seriously Considering" McDermott Seat

Inslee only leads Bryant (who?) by nine points.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/07/2016

Morning Fizz

It's O'Brien Versus Johnson for Sound Transit Board Appointment

A new Sound Transit board member and a new Elway poll.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/06/2016

Morning Fizz

O'Brien Makes Homelessness Top Issue at City Hall, Empowered Harrell Channels New Council Members

A day of speeches at the new city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/05/2016

Opinion

A City Hall Skeptic Likes the Name Changes at City Hall

Assessing the Latino Bloc at City Hall.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 01/04/2016

Morning Fizz

U.S. Representative Jim McDermott Expected to Announce Retirement Today

Veteran liberal congressman expected to retire, herd of candidates expected to run.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/04/2016
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