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Friday Jolt: Metro Property Tax Supporters Likely to Drop Initiative, Back Murray Plan

PubliCola hears that supporters of a property-tax initiative to fund Seattle-only Metro service will drop their proposal to support a non-property-tax option backed by Mayor Ed Murray.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/09/2014

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Murray: Support My "Methodical" Approach to Transit Funding, not Property Tax

Mayor Ed Murray lays out his argument for a "methodical" approach to funding transit, as opposed to an upstart property-tax ballot proposal.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/09/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Our Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring how we really felt about this week's news.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/09/2014

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As Seattle-Only Bus Measure Moves Forward, Murray Says He'll Announce Competing Proposal Next Week

As supporters of a Seattle-only Metro funding measure collect signatures, Mayor Ed Murray says he'll announce his own temporary funding proposal next week.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/08/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Fundamental Principles

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring polling, recanting, and surveillance.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/07/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Global Environmental Impact of Not Building the Project

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: housing, biking, and predicting.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/05/2014

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Committee Announces Three Police Chief Finalists

The co-chairs of the city's police chief selection committee announce three finalists for the position, with a final announcement expected in mid-May.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/02/2014

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With Labor and Business Support, Murray Announces Minimum Wage Plan

Murray announces a minimum-wage proposal that would phase in a $15 minimum over three, four, five, or seven years, depending on the size of a business and what benefits they provide.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/01/2014

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Morning Fizz: Mayor Murray to Announce Minimum Wage Deal with Supermajority of Committee

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring a $15 minimum wage deal and a new Democratic Party deal.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/01/2014

News in a minute

One-Sentence Stories

A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed.

  • By Jeremy G. Novak
  • Published 05/01/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Historically Conversant

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring a frantic day of executive orders, candid acknowledgments, and creaking toward a deal.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/30/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Treading Water

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: mysterious leaves of absence, unanticipated expenses, permanent property taxes, K-12 funding, funny voice mails, and more.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/29/2014

City Hall

Negotiations Continue on Minimum Wage

Down to the wire, and with May Day looming, negotiations continue on the details of the income-inequality committee's minimum wage proposal.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 04/25/2014

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Minimum Wage, Metro, and Murray

Extra Fizz: Minimum Wage, Metro, Murray, and More.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 04/25/2014

City Hall

Murray: No Deal Yet on Minimum Wage; Wants "Supermajority"

At a press briefing today, Mayor Ed Murray failed to announce a promised agreement on the minimum wage, said he's looking for a "supermajority" of income committee.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 04/24/2014

City Hall

Murray: Announcement on Minimum Wage Tomorrow

Mayor Ed Murray says he won't be ready to announce anything about his minimum-wage proposal until tomorrow.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 04/23/2014

Morning FIzz

Morning Fizz: "Especially if You're Wearing a Skirt Like That."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring tips, candidates, and buses.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/21/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Share Your Data This Time

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring vulgar attacks, more candidates, more time, and second chances.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/18/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Literally the 11th Hour."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Democrat vs. Democrat?, no comment, emergency transportation, and a minimum wage deal?

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/17/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Jayapal Juggernaut

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring Murray's deadlocked committee, Jayapal's juggernaut campaign, and Celis's own money.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/16/2014
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