Morning Fizz

In Budget Fight with Mayor Murray, Homeless Advocates Want $2.3 Million from Rainy Day Fund: "It's Raining Now!" They Say

Nick Licata in last-minute budget battle to secure emergency money for the homeless.

11/12/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: National Recognition for Mayor Murray on $15, but Not Sawant.

The day's winners and losers.

09/04/2014 By Josh Feit

One Question

One Question: What's Up with SEIU 775's GOP Endorsement?

Despite endorsing the GOP state senate budget leader in a key race, SEIU 775 gives big to Democratic state senate PAC.

08/25/2014 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Josh's Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Feature on the $15 Minimum Wage negotiations

A candid look at the behind-the-scenes, political turmoil during Seattle's historic $15 minimum wage negotiations.

07/30/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Stopgap Measure Against Qdoba

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THIS MORNING'S OIL TRAIN DERAILMENT. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Capitol Hill light rail, Pedro Celis and Rush Limbaugh, coal trains, and White House honorees.

07/24/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Rejected as Part of the Negotiated Settlement

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring $15 minimum wage amendments and outcries.

05/22/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Minimum Wage Task Force Co-Chair Says Discussions are "On Track"

Labor leader David Rolf, co-chair of the mayor's $15 minimum wage task force, says the committee is ready to talk about "the hard part."

03/12/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Fundamental Dispute

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring cavalier miens, racist jerks, and changing conditions.

02/27/2014 By Morning Fizz

Power Lines

David Rolf: Man in the Middle

All sides of the increased minimum wage debate need the support of SEIU labor leader David Rolf. He’s fine with that.

02/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Watch Out Amazon

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the minimum wage, online shopping, and total compensation.

01/03/2014 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question for SEIU President David Rolf

One question about the minimum-wage fight for SEIU union head David Rolf.

12/03/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: A Warning from Inslee, Praise from SEIU, and a Moratorium from Bellevue

Inslee nudges conservation group, Rolf applauds Murray, and Bellevue thwarts cheap rentals.

09/25/2013 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Yesterday's Barn Burner

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated news and gossip starring: Occupy Seattle, Phoenix Jones, Madeleine McKenna, Mayor Mike McGinn, the Roosevelt rezone, and I-1183.

10/11/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

They Need to be Controlled

Wednesday Fizz: McGinn's surprise guest list; KUOW's one-sided guest list; the state's lacking environmental regulations; and a shipment of Coke.

08/25/2010 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Underwhelmed by the Hype

01/27/2010 By Morning Fizz