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Election Results in Bellevue and Yakima, Appointments in DC

There was a new district system in Yakima too, and it made history.

11/10/2015 By Josh Feit

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"There's a Lesson to be Learned."

Is the region ready to take its cue from Seattle on transportation funding?

11/17/2014 By Morning Fizz

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Morning Fizz: The Changing Times

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the new mayor of Bellevue, machinist vote breeds optimism, and dropping Gigabit.

01/08/2014 By Morning Fizz

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Jail Changes Could Cost County $5 Million or More a Year

Changes to the way the state and county punish parole violators could result in less recidivism---but they're also impact the county's bottom line.

05/09/2012

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PubliCola Q&A with Bellevue's Big Winner Claudia Balducci

Pro-light rail Bellevue City Council member Claudia Balducci, who just defeated a Kemper Freeman-backed challenger, talks light rail, civility, and stereotypes about her city.

11/16/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Campaign Fizz: Bobby Forch is $61,000 In Debt

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

11/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Campaign Fizz: Freeman Accuses Council Member of Being in Pocket of "Big Developers"

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

11/01/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Campaign Fizz: Republicans Hold Fundraiser for Balducci Opponent

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Buildings Still Contributing to People in Bellevue

In Bellevue, buildings can (still) give money to candidates.

10/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Campaign Fizz: Regurgitating Questions that Were Dismissed

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/06/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Developers for Balducci

A group of prominent developers, attorneys, and lobbyists turn out to support Bellevue city council members Claudia Balducci and John Chelminiak.

09/09/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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An Impressive List

Thursday edition. Caffeinated news and gossip.

09/08/2011 By Morning Fizz

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They Didn't Actually Resolve the Most Contentious Issues

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Fred Jarrett, Claudia Balducci, Jean Godden, Brad Smith and more.

09/07/2011 By Morning Fizz

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Including Rob McKenna's Daughter

(Wonky) Wednesday Edition: Land use code amendments; commodity market positions; UW contracts; and fundraisers.

07/06/2011 By Morning Fizz

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Seattle Times: Scope of Bellevue Council Investigation Could Widen

Seattle Times: The Bellevue City Council reaches a compromise on a proposed conflict-of-interest investigation focusing on three of its seven members.

04/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Investigation Into Bellevue Council Member Stalled Indefinitely

An investigation into conflict-of-interest allegations against Bellevue City Council member Kevin Wallace stalls after Wallace supporters on the council attempt to expand the investigation to include other council members.

04/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Shocked and Insulted

Kevin Wallace's emails; the WEA's reaction; and the mistaken comparison to Seoul, Korea.

04/06/2011 By Morning Fizz

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Bellevue Holds Out for Light-Rail Option Rejected by Sound Transit

By a 4-3 vote, the Bellevue City Council on Monday rejected all of Sound Transit's proposed light-rail alignments on 112th Ave. SE. Instead, the council is holding out for an alignment next to I-405 that has the lowest ridership, and serves the fewest res

07/21/2010 By Erica C. Barnett