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Morning Fizz

Voting Rights Act Gets Good Reception in GOP Senate

Caffeinated news featuring voting rights, neighborhood rights, and pedestrian rights

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Morning FIzz

Democratic Amendment Forces Issue on Climate Change

Caffeinated news featuring amendments, endorsements, and conversation starters

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Morning Fizz

Assessing the Comprehensive Plan and Advocating for Transit

Caffeinated News featuring the comp plan, light rail, and more.

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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Significant Adverse Impacts"

Caffeinated News featuring the City's hearing examiner, low-income rates, and the Republican establishment.

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City Hall

Afternoon LIKE: The Sacrilegious Sally Clark

Clark says it may be time to reconsider growth boundaries.

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Urbanism

Urban Upgrade: The Real Goal

Will the real Mike O'Brien please stand up.

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Urban Upgrade

Density Triumphs in Seattle

A Wallingford development is criticized for being too small, spurring the city council to mandate new laws requiring more height and density for Seattle.

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Opinion

Isn't It Weird That: Activists Don't Want Growth, but Want the Money That Comes with It?

A weird thing we noticed about the Seattle Displacement Coalition.

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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Opportunity for Exploitation

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: microhousing amendments, rejecting amendments, and rejecting GOP spin

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PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The Tale to Two O'Brien Bills

Today's picks for civic nerds

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PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Hey Civic Nerds, Clean up & Diversify

Today's picks for civic nerds

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PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Ronald Reagan and Minimum Density

Today's picks for civic nerds

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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Who's Winning?

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring registering, polling, ranking, denouncing, and cheering.

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On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Important Graphs and Documentaries

Our daily roundup.

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City Hall

Land-Use Chair Wants to Increase Number of Backyard Cottages

Prefab DADUs (detached accessory dwelling units, aka cottages) could be coming to a backyard near you.

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City

Swedish Expansion Faces Neighborhood Opposition

Residents say they're worried a tower in Squire Park will drown out sunlight and attract traffic.

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City Hall

City to Take Up Two Big Density Decisions

The city hearing examiner and its planning department will consider two zoning changes that could significantly affect height and density in several neighborhoods.

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City Hall

Mount Baker Upzone Moves Forward

Over protests from neighbors opposed to density, a council committee approves a long-overdue upzone near the Mount Baker light rail station.

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City Hall

Small Lot Amendments Likely to Include Shorter Houses, Larger Lot Requirements

Small-lot development legislation, on the city council agenda Monday, will likely include several amendments that are anathema to proponents of single-family infill development.

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Opinion

Surprise: Seattle is Getting More Diverse, Not Less

Urbanists are accused of pushing an elitist white agenda. Maybe the critics should look at the facts.

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