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.

03/29/2016 By Josh Feit

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.

02/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Chopp May Block Affordable Housing Bill

Murray housing bill in trouble in Olympia.

02/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Revisionist History

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

02/16/2016 By Josh Feit

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.

02/10/2016 By Josh Feit

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.

02/09/2016 By Josh Feit

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.

12/16/2015 By Josh Kelety

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.

12/15/2015 By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety

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

12/14/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Juarez May Get Murray Endorsement Just Yet

Miscommunication led to honest mistake from Juarez.

10/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

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

Fake endorsements, unprecedented alliance, and telling contributions.

10/22/2015 By Josh Feit

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.

10/21/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Developers Scoff at Both Sawant and Burgess

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

09/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Primary Results and Primary Metrics

Incumbent Godden trailing, HALA backlash failing

08/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

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

Mayor Murray's affordable housing committee fail

07/31/2015 By Josh Feit

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.

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

07/30/2015 By Josh Feit

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

07/29/2015 By Josh Feit

City

Murray, O'Brien Champion Affordable Housing Plan

Murray unveils housing recommendations and another big compromise

07/13/2015 By Josh Feit