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Afternoon Editorial

Mayor Ed Murray: It's Time for a Long-Term Plan to Address Homelessness

New director of Homelessness will coordinate city departments, service providers, non profits in comprehensive strategy that measures how many people we are ultimately getting into homes.

  • By Ed Murray
  • Published 08/25/2016

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

Mayor Murray Holds First Reelection Campaign Fundraiser

With five council members endorsing already, Murray raises $25,000.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/24/2016

Morning Fizz

Seattle City Light Cuts Back Solar Power Incentive

Solar program is a victim of its own success, Airbnb hosts may be victims of over regulation, and neighborhood district councils say they're victims of Murray attack.

  • By Josh Feit and Spencer Ricks
  • Published 07/20/2016

Morning Fizz

Murray's Executive Order Challenges Traditional Neighborhood Council Model

A year after failing to challenge Seattle's single-family zone status quo, Murray tries a different approach.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/14/2016

Morning Fizz

Plastic Bag Ban Noncompliance, District Councils Not Working

A radical change at the department of neighborhoods, disappointing stats on the plastic bag ban, and big business all in on ST3.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/13/2016

Morning Fizz

Surprise Testimony at City Hall: Please Tax Us

Airbnb hosts tell council to tax them rather than regulating them out of business.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/16/2016

Morning Fizz

A Real Civic Square

Saving city hall's front yard, building in your backyard, and running for Congress.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/20/2016

Morning Fizz

Feminist Celebrity Contribution

Campaign contributions and timely condemnations.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/05/2016

Morning Fizz

Housing Affordability Formulas and Parking Space Formulas

Where will Seattle's affordable housing be and how did Sound Transit come up with its estimates for 8,000 new parking spaces?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/27/2016

Morning Fizz

What to Make of Murray and Sawant's First Joint Proposal

A city hall first reflects changing council dynamics.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/22/2016

Morning Fizz

Comprehensive Housing Affordability Agenda Takes Center Stage at City Hall in Murray Organizing Coup

Murray's housing levy and HALA plan sync up in evident organizing effort.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/05/2016

Morning Fizz

After Caucus Results, Patty Murray, Jay Inslee Stand by Clinton

U.S. senator wants to "break this glass ceiling" and SDOT chief of staff goes on sabbatical.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/29/2016

Morning Fizz

Chopp Has Amendments to Murray Housing Bill

Chopp only wants tax breaks for affordable housing nonprofits, Republicans want to exclude nonprofits from pregnancy worker fairness act, and Republicans have to dismiss independent investigator for over-the-top email.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Chopp May Block Affordable Housing Bill

Murray housing bill in trouble in Olympia.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/24/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Revisionist History

Troubles on 23rd Avenue, I-405, and in Wallingford.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/16/2016

Morning Fizz

Key Affordable Housing Legislation Moves Forward in Olympia

Murray bill makes cutoff, Murray makes snarky comments, GOP makes unions nervous, and Metro director makes it to Vancouver.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/10/2016

Morning Fizz

Murray's Affordable Housing Bill Faces Criticism in Olympia

Critics call Murray bill a developer giveaway, critics call Peterson firing an ideological temper tantrum.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/09/2016

Morning Fizz

Harrell Says Easing Restrictions on Pot Stores Threatens Communities of Color

Legislation aims to disperse pot stores, but Harrell wary of unintended consequences.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 12/16/2015

Morning Fizz

Despite Unanimous Council Vote, Murray Criticizes Ride Share Workers Rights Bill

After 8-0 vote, Murray says Uber bill too costly and burdensome on city.

  • By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety
  • Published 12/15/2015
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