Morning Fizz

Chamber Memo Foreshadows Legal Showdown Over Workplace Rights Fund

With budget vote, council adds more money for affordable housing, but shoots down charge on businesses to fund labor office.

11/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Early Ballot Returns Give Democrats Big Lead in Key State Senate Battles

Good news for Democrats on early ballot returns, city budget news today, and sad news about state Republican senator Andy Hill.

11/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Republicans Outspending Democrats in Key Suburban Seattle State Senate Race

More pot money, less Inslee money, and more GOP independent spending.

11/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Passes Budget After Skirmish Over Sawant Amendment to Expand Parental Leave

Sawant lone no vote as council passes budget.

11/24/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

Council Shoots Down Signature Sawant Budget Amendments

Twelve-week paid parental leave, municipal broadband, homeless shelter beds, and LGBTQ community center unsuccessful in big budget vote.

11/17/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

Construction Boom Funds Expanded Budget

The mayor's budget proposal, council candidates on the Sonics, and a #ShellNo victory.

09/29/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Tomorrow's Work

Today's picks for civic nerds

12/08/2014 By Darren Davis

Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: Lake City Statement of Intent

A budget item fails, but generates a connection between social justice, urbanism, and traditional neighborhood activism.

11/14/2014 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Jolt: Sawant Accelerates $15 Pay for City Workers

The day's winners and losers

11/14/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Trust the Mayor? "You All Have to Make That Judgment"

Caffeinated news featuring the city budget

10/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Quantifying Gentrification

Caffeinated News featuring endorsing, budgeting, and busing.

10/09/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "You're Welcome"

Caffeinated News featuring: Confirmation from Burgess, boasting from Sen. Murray, polling from the preschool campaign, and demands from labor.

10/08/2014 By Moring Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Murray's Budget Proposal

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring more cops, technology, and task forces.

09/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Developers Wary of aPodment Moratorium

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring compromises, budgets, polls, and parks.

09/22/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: You Can't Throw a Rock Without Hitting a Doggie Daycare

Our Friday Likes & Dislikes. How we really feel about the week's news.

08/15/2014 By Carla Saulter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Treading Water

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: mysterious leaves of absence, unanticipated expenses, permanent property taxes, K-12 funding, funny voice mails, and more.

04/29/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Good Sign

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: meaningful acronyms, meaningful coalitions, meaningful numbers, and more.

04/23/2013 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council Adopts 2013-2014 City Budget

The City Council adopts Mayor Mike McGinn's budget proposal with minimal changes.

11/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: Mayor McGinn and Coal Trains

The day's winners and losers.

11/09/2012 By Erica C. Barnett