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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Inslee May Veto Bill Regulating Government Drones

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring drones, cables boxes, and loans.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/01/2014
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One Question

One Question About Ridesharing for Mayor Ed Murray

One question about ridesharing services like UberX and Lyft for Mayor Ed Murray.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/27/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Unjustified Optimism

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Mayor Murray on ridesharing, previous forecasts on current forecasts, and traffic on the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 03/27/2014
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City Hall

Meet Mayor Murray's Policy Director

Former Michael Bloomberg staffer Robert Feldstein is Mayor Murray's new policy director. Hope he likes consensus politics.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/24/2014
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Power Lines

The Seattle Process vs. The New York Minute

Former Bloomberg staffer Robert Feldstein is Mayor Murray's new policy director. Hope he likes consensus politics.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/24/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Uber Insurance

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring sanctimonious emails, property taxes for parks, and rideshare insurance.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 03/14/2014
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City Hall

Labor Group Open to Initiative if Minimum Wage Deal Falls Through

As Mayor Murray's income inequality group negotiates minimum wage, labor group says they may consider an initiative if there are too many "exemptions" and "carve-outs."

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/12/2014
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City Hall

Density Opponents Mobilize in Advance of Neighborhood Summit

A coalition of neighborhood groups opposed to density mobilize in advance of Mayor Ed Murray's upcoming neighborhood summit.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/12/2014
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City Hall

Minimum Wage Task Force Co-Chair Says Discussions are "On Track"

Labor leader David Rolf, co-chair of the mayor's $15 minimum wage task force, says the committee is ready to talk about "the hard part."

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/12/2014
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One Question

One Question for Mayor Murray

One question about the proposed downtown streetcar for Mayor Ed Murray.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/10/2014
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City Hall

Murray: "I Can Support a Reasonable Cap" on Companies like Uber and Lyft

Mayor Ed Murray says that although he's opposed to any caps on ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft in general, he supports a council compromise that limits the number of cars on the road at any one time.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/05/2014
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City Hall

Murray Hires Top Staffer Who Worked for Cantwell, Kilmer—and Pro-Coal PR Firm

Mayor Ed Murray hires a new chief of staff who's worked for Maria Cantwell, Derek Kilmer, and Nyhus Communications, a PR firm that recently promoted a controversial coal terminal.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/03/2014
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Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Mayor Murray's Reports of Jim Diers' Demise are Premature

Mayor Ed Murray mistakenly mourns death of former Neighborhoods Director.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/27/2014
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City Hall

After Controversial Overturned Misconduct Findings, Council Briefed on "Convoluted" SPD Complaint Process

After a series of controversial overturned SPD misconduct findings, council gets briefed on "convoluted" complaint process.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/26/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Adults in the Room

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring garbage, Macklemore, loopholes, and emails.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 02/26/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Simultaneous Fiasco

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: devastating cuts, powerful unions, incompetence, and cautious optimism.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 02/24/2014
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City Hall

August Parks District Vote Looks All But Inevitable

Based on a poll showing strong support for a long-term metropolitan parks district, and relatively anemic revenue projections from a traditional levy, the city seems likely to put a parks district on the ballot in August.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/21/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: An Ongoing Property Tax

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring parks funding, transportation funding, and no funding.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 02/21/2014
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City Hall

Murray's State of the City Speech

The lowdown on Mayor Murray's inaugural State of the City speech.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/19/2014
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Floored

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring speeches, failures, victories, and parking meters.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 02/19/2014
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