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No Business-Backed Minimum Wage Initiative from OneSeattle

OneSeattle, the business-backed group that formed to put pressure on Mayor Ed Murray over his minimum wage proposal, will not file an initiative to compete with the Murray compromise.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/28/2014

City Hall

Mayor Murray's Police Nominee Will Be City's First Female SPD Chief

He picked the chick! Mayor Ed Murray chooses former Boston Police Commissioner Kathleen O'Toole as his nominee for police chief.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/19/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Oblivious Tweets

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the clueless mainstream media on twitter.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/19/2014

City Hall

Murray Announces Universal Pre-K and Minimum Wage Proposals

In a big week for the mayor, Ed Murray announces proposals to fund universal pre-kindergarten and a $15 minimum wage.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/15/2014

City Hall

Sawant Continues to Take Activist Role on Minimum Wage Debate

City council member Kshama Sawant is among the first to sign a petition for a $15 minimum wage, isolating herself from a likely 8-member council majority in favor of Mayor Ed Murray's proposal.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/15/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Minimum Wage Machinations

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring strikes, amendments, and votes.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/15/2014

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Sawant More Credible Than Times on Minimum Wage Issue

The day's winners & losers

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 05/14/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Poll Shows Support for Murray Plan, but...

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Pre-K, $15, Rodney Tom, Andy Hill, and Transit.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/14/2014

City Hall

Mayor Murray Proposes $45 Million Plan to Prevent Seattle Bus Cuts

State fail. County fail. Now, it's the City's turn.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/13/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Murray's Metro Plan

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring property taxes, endorsements, and 2016.

  • Published 05/12/2014

City Hall

Extra Fizz: A Minimum Wage Love-Fest?

Mayor Ed Murray predicts "at least five [council] cosponsors" for his minimum-wage proposal.

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

City Hall

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

City Hall

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

City Hall

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

City Hall

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

City Hall

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
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