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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

State Legislature Gets a C+ on Racial Justice

The best and worst legislators according to social justice group Washington Community Action Network.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/17/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Charter Battle Heats Up in Olympia (Between Democrats)

Seattle Democrat Pollet takes anti–charter school stand as Tacoma Democrat Sawyer says they offer a solution.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/02/2015

Morning Fizz

Black Lives Matter Activists Call on Police to Honor Protesters' First Amendment Rights

Black Lives Matter, votes matter, and privilege matters.

  • By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/25/2015

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Options Meet Suburban Skeptics

Antitransit voices dominate Eastside meeting, Inslee adds pro-immigration voice to national debate, and state attorney general says legislators now have last say on charters.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/20/2015

Morning Fizz

Charter Schools Supporters Stage Olympia Teach-In

Charter schools, Sound Transit, and another tragic homeless death.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/19/2015

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Precarious Situation

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring taxes, charters, and Boeing.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 12/13/2013

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Charter Schools and Cleaning House

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/09/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Boehner Pulls a Baumgartner

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring name calling, labeling, suing, and more.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 01/03/2013

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Charter Schools and Poor Performance; Tall Buildings and Big Houses; Tim Burgess and the Stranger

Our daily roundup

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 11/29/2012

This Washington

Legislature Should Suspend Unfunded Charter Schools Initiative

Former state legislator Brendan Williams argues that—following the Seattle Times' logic that unfunded initiatives should be suspended—the legislature should overturn the unfunded charter-school measure passed this month.

  • By Brendan Williams
  • Published 11/28/2012

Morning Fizz

$50,000 in Last-Minute Mailers

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Rob McKenna dismisses GOTV flap, Conservatives back Seattle Democrat, and Jay Inslee's King County firewall.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 11/05/2012

PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks No on Charter Schools

Our final batch of endorsements. Some no-brainers (vote for Cantwell) and some big issues: Reject I-1240.

  • By PubliCola Picks
  • Published 10/29/2012

Opinion

Charter Schools Will Help Struggling Students

In a guest Cola op-ed, the manager of the Black Education Strategy Roundtable argues that charter schools are public schools.

  • By Rosalund Jenkins
  • Published 10/10/2012

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: The Greenest Governor in the Nation

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/08/2012

Opinion

Our Public School Kids Deserve Better than I-1240

In a guest op/ed, former state senator Brendan Williams (D-22) calls the charter-school initiative "a social science experiment funded by the 1% that the 99% will ultimately pay for,"

  • By Brendan Williams
  • Published 10/03/2012

Morning Fizz

It's Not Any Less Damning

Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: fiscal mismanagement, debates, priority endorsements, and the great parking lot compromise.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/27/2012

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Executive Privilege, Charter Schools, and Seattle's Chaotic Street Grid

Our daily roundup. Image via the Atlantic.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/20/2012

Jolt

Monday Jolt: State Initiatives

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 09/17/2012

Morning Fizz

Not Justified or Necessary

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: the 520 bridge; charter schools; the Seattle Chamber of Commerce; I-1185; Mayor Mike McGinn; People for Puget Sound; and Potholes.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/12/2012
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