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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

City

City Council Passes Buck on Homeless Encampments

Council Signs Off on Encampment Sites Without Public Hearing

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/07/2015

Power Lines

John Roderick Takes the Political Stage

The Seattle musician and former Long Winters front man makes his bid for a seat in city council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/01/2015

Morning Fizz

Bagshaw Pushes Back on Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring city council fisticuffs

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/28/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Council Picks Okamoto, Sawant Calls the "Establishment" Choice "Scandalous"

Okamoto gets five votes and the council appointment.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/27/2015

One Question

One Question: Rent Control?

What do the city council hopefuls think of this hot topic?

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 04/27/2015

Morning Fizz

City Council Interviews Vacancy Hopefuls

Caffeinated news featuring Friday's hearing and today's votes.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/27/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Council Selects 8 Finalists for Appointed Seat

Low-income housing advocate Sharon Lee is among finalists.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/20/2015

Opinion

Don't Let the Council Undermine the Affordable Housing Task Force with Election Year Pandering

Developer lobbyist Roger Valdez wary of council member Sally Clark's motives.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 02/03/2015
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