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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

Morning Fizz

Public Speaks Out on Mayor's Grand Bargain

Council holds hearing on affordable housing deal; plus violence up on Capitol Hill, a beer sellout, and a national endorsement.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/01/2015

Morning Fizz

Developers Scoff at Both Sawant and Burgess

Rent resolution, neighborhood reaction, Eyman violation, and housing consternation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/22/2015

Morning Fizz

Teachers Support Agreement, 43rd District Endorsements, Q&A with Council Candidate Lisa Herbold, City Passes on Affordable Housing Dollars

City council candidate Lisa Herbold on affordable housing, parking, and Mayor Murray.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/16/2015

Morning Fizz

The Silent Majority

Supporters of HALA housing recommendations turn out in force at city hall public hearing.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 09/10/2015

Morning Fizz

Housing "Grand Bargain" Resistance and a Labor Day Protest

City council will hear comments on housing recommendations Wednesday evening, Space Needle workers protest for job security.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 09/08/2015

Morning Fizz

Pro-Hookah Petition Picking Up Steam

A petition defending hookah lounges is closing in on 1,500 signatures.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/12/2015

Opinion

HALA's Grand Bargain Is Key to an Equitable and Sustainable Seattle

Social Justice, environmental, affordable housing, transportation, and labor groups come together to support HALA.

  • By Guest Opinion
  • Published 08/03/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Murray Folds on Single Family Zoning Changes, Undermines Own Credibility as Consummate Deal Maker

Murray says he's dropping proposal to seek code changes in single family zones

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/29/2015

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Board Set to Make Key Decision Today

Will the ST Board pick Transit Oriented Development or Transit Oriented Sprawl?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/23/2015

Housing

Segregation by Design?

HALA members see race in current zoning

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 07/20/2015

Morning Fizz

On Housing Affordability, Seattle Times Has a Sudden Case of Slow Down–ism

Caffeinated news featuring the Seattle Process, chamber money, and the poison pill

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/20/2015
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