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Morning Fizz

Lawsuit Against City Raises Issue of Density and Affordable Housing

Developer sues city, no pot in Southeast Seattle, OneAmerica parties, and still no answer from Murray.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/11/2016

Morning Fizz

New Housing Data Challenges Conventional Liberal Wisdom in Seattle

New rental market data, a new approach to drug addiction, and a new cause for labor.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/22/2016

Morning Fizz

Last Minute Tax Breaks in Olympia

Chopp's inconsistent position, pregnant workers' insecure position, and the open position in the 43rd.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/08/2016

Morning Fizz

House Speaker Frank Chopp Made Me Do It

Democratic leader stops Democratic amendment, Herbold wants to stop SDOT bike share plan, and transgender candidate is a go for state house.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/01/2016

Morning Fizz

Republicans Versus Republicans, Democrats Versus Democrats, and Herbold Versus Bike Share?

Republican candidate condemns Trump, house Democrats challenge Chopp, and freshman council members differ on bike share.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/29/2016

Morning Fizz

Chopp Has Amendments to Murray Housing Bill

Chopp only wants tax breaks for affordable housing nonprofits, Republicans want to exclude nonprofits from pregnancy worker fairness act, and Republicans have to dismiss independent investigator for over-the-top email.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Chopp May Block Affordable Housing Bill

Murray housing bill in trouble in Olympia.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/24/2016

Morning Fizz

Good News and Bad News for Mayor Murray

Council grills Murray staff about treatment of minority businesses on 23rd Avenue, state senate passes Murray's affordable housing bill.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/17/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Revisionist History

Troubles on 23rd Avenue, I-405, and in Wallingford.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/16/2016

Morning Fizz

Working, Taxing, and Housing

Legislature debates two-thirds rule, council members focus on sexist work schedules.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/15/2016

Morning Fizz

Key Affordable Housing Legislation Moves Forward in Olympia

Murray bill makes cutoff, Murray makes snarky comments, GOP makes unions nervous, and Metro director makes it to Vancouver.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/10/2016

Morning Fizz

Murray's Affordable Housing Bill Faces Criticism in Olympia

Critics call Murray bill a developer giveaway, critics call Peterson firing an ideological temper tantrum.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/09/2016

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

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

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

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

Morning Fizz

Council Challenges Uber on Worker Rights, Murray Challenges UW on Affordable Housing

O'Brien legislation would allow collective bargaining in "gig economy," Murray letter admonishes UW

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/14/2015

Morning Fizz

More Sound Transit Money and Less Upzoning

A bigger tax bill for Sound Transit Three and fewer upzones in the grand bargain for housing?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/11/2015

Morning Fizz

A New Director at Transportation Choices Coalition, a New Way to Build Tall, and New Revelations

Shefali Ranganathan takes over at Transportation Choices Coalition.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/23/2015

Morning Fizz

Murray Amends Wage Law to Meet Union Demand

Murray adds stronger worker protections to wage law, Rasmussen piles on, and unprecedented coalition signs on to affordable housing grand bargain.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/21/2015
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