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Morning Fizz

Homeless Advocates Appeal to Council to Stop Mayor's Sweeps, Bagshaw Receptive to Proposal

Bagshaw says sweeps are making things worse, says she's working with mayor and advocates, and that she has council support.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Black Lives Matter Condemns New Police Precinct at Tense Council Hearing

Council votes 7-1 to move ahead with new north Seattle precinct over objections and boos from crowd.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/16/2016

Morning Fizz

Is the King County Council Relevant?

Questions about the King County Council, the Seattle Times, and landlords.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/09/2016

Afternoon Editorial

Just How Silly Has Seattle's Lefty Rhetoric Become?

Public testimony at yesterday's council hearing was out of sync with reality.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/03/2016

City Hall

New Survey Documents Workers' Scheduling Woes, Though Finds Majority "Satisfied" with Status Quo

Following up $15, city council continues to study secured scheduling legislation, though some workers said new rules aren't needed.

  • By Spencer Ricks
  • Published 07/27/2016

Morning Jolt

'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' Slams Sexist Reaction to SoDo Arena Vote

Samantha Bee introduces Seattle's starting five, the five council women who chose "ports before sports."

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/17/2016

Morning Fizz

In Dramatic Vote, Council Rejects SoDo Sonics Deal

Maritime interests win out over new sports arena in 5-4 vote.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/03/2016

Morning Fizz

Bikes Versus Cars: Parking Double Standard at Light Rail Stations

Paying for bike parking at light rail and voting for an NBA stadium?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/02/2016

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

Working, Taxing, and Housing

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

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/15/2016

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

More City Hall Hires Cap Off Year for Urbanists, Socialists

Council staffs taking shape at city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/29/2015

Morning Fizz

Civil Rights Takes Center Stage at City Hall

New council members bring a new agenda to city hall, but does it include transit?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/22/2015

Morning Fizz

City Seeks to Regulate Airbnb, Council Scuttles Sawant's Bonding Plan for Housing, King County Elections Likely to Recount in West Seattle

Burgess says city needs to look at regulating Airbnb model.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/18/2015

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.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/17/2015

Morning Fizz

Friday Likes and Dislikes: Council Candidates Discuss Gender and Racial Inequities

City council candidates try to solve racial and gender inequities in two-minute responses.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 09/11/2015

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

Rob Johnson Addresses Outside Money, Seattle Teachers Strike

City council candidate Rob Johnson says he didn't promise anything to lobbying groups and Seattle teachers strike over wages, school day length

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 09/09/2015

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: 'My Life in Google'

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Atoosa Moinzadeh
  • Published 07/27/2015

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Seattle's Very Own Gang of Four

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Atoosa Moinzadeh
  • Published 07/22/2015
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