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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

Morning Fizz

Council Challenges Uber on Worker Rights, Murray Challenges UW on Affordable Housing

O'Brien legislation would allow collective bargaining in "gig economy," Murray letter admonishes UW

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/14/2015

City Hall

Juarez May Get Murray Endorsement Just Yet

Miscommunication led to honest mistake from Juarez.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/22/2015

Morning Fizz

Misstatement From Murray Staffer Leads Juarez to Incorrectly Claim Mayor's Endorsement

Fake endorsements, unprecedented alliance, and telling contributions.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/22/2015

Morning Fizz

Murray Amends Wage Law to Meet Union Demand

Murray adds stronger worker protections to wage law, Rasmussen piles on, and unprecedented coalition signs on to affordable housing grand bargain.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/21/2015

Morning Fizz

Developers Scoff at Both Sawant and Burgess

Rent resolution, neighborhood reaction, Eyman violation, and housing consternation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/22/2015

Morning Fizz

Primary Results and Primary Metrics

Incumbent Godden trailing, HALA backlash failing

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/05/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Friday LIKES (Challenging the Status Quo) & DISLIKES (Mayor Murray's Cop-Out)

Mayor Murray's affordable housing committee fail

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/31/2015

Seattle Art Fair

Slide Show: Seattle Art Fair

With a toast to the city led by Paul Allen and The Honorable Ed Murray, Mayor of Seattle, the inaugural Seattle Art Fair roared into action on Thursday evening.

  • Published 07/31/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Candidates Reintroduce Blanket Linkage Fee on Developers

A handful of council candidates urge council to revisit linkage fee; plus another campaign mailer award

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/30/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Murray Folds on Single Family Zoning Changes, Undermines Own Credibility as Consummate Deal Maker

Murray says he's dropping proposal to seek code changes in single family zones

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/29/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Poll: Sawant has High Unfavorable Rating Citywide, Murray Remains Very Popular, Burgess at Three to One Favorable/Unfavorable

EMC polling data shows

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/15/2015

City

Murray, O'Brien Champion Affordable Housing Plan

Murray unveils housing recommendations and another big compromise

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/13/2015

Morning Fizz

With Single Family Zones and Commercial Development in Spotlight , Mayor Murray Set to Release Housing Recommendations Today

Mayor gets O'Brien on board with plan which includes a different approach to developer fees

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/13/2015

Afternoon Jolt

HALA Committee Challenges Seattle Status Quo

Never Mind Rent Control, Murray's Task Force Rolls Out Truly Radical Idea: Challenging Sanctity of Single Family Zoning

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/07/2015

Morning Fizz

Legislature Passes $16 Billion (Kidney Stone) Transportation Bill

Environmentalists cheer and condemn epic bill

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/01/2015

Morning Fizz

A Flag Controversy of Our Own

Sawant Condemns City Recognition of South Vietnamese Flag

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/24/2015

Morning Fizz

Gender-Neutral Policy on the Way for City Bathrooms

Mayor to propose gender neutral (single stall) bathrooms

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/23/2015
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