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Thumbnail for - On Other Blogs Today: Parks Crackdown, 1185 Reversal
Oct 4, 2012
On Other Blogs
Our daily roundup. Image via Streetsblog.
Thumbnail for - Thursday Jolt: Transit Advocates Win on Hazardous Substance Tax
Oct 4, 2012
The day's winners and losers.
Thumbnail for - PubliCola's 2010 Legislative Session Accolades. Best Policy. Biggest Loser.
Apr 21, 2010
This Washington
We've got a few more awards to give out in our legislative session 2010 wrap-up. (Our acCOLAde for Best Lobbyist is here and our Tea Party acCOLAde is here.) Here's a couple more quick...
Thumbnail for - One Liberal Constituency Group, Environmentalists, are Bummed, Though.
Apr 14, 2010
Morning Fizz
1. Council member Sally Bagshaw is looking into the possibility of expanding the city's P-Patch program to property in Southeast Seattle that was used for light-rail construction staging but is...
Thumbnail for - "No Matter How Many Moats You Have."
Mar 10, 2010
Morning Fizz
1. Remember the uproar over the surveillance cameras when former Mayor Greg Nickels proposed installing them in four Seattle parks? Update: City council staff say the cameras—which cost the city...
Thumbnail for - Toxics Tax Still in Play
Mar 8, 2010
This Washington
At the beginning of this year's legislative session, environmental advocacy groups like the Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters had high hopes for an idea: Triple...
Thumbnail for - The Democrats on the House Side Bucked Their Senate Cohorts
Feb 17, 2010
Morning Fizz
1. Clearing the way for the legislature to raise taxes, the Democratic-controlled state House voted late yesterday 51-47 to suspend I-960, the voter-approved 2007 Tim Eyman initiative that...
Thumbnail for - In More Good News for Banks
Feb 11, 2010
Morning Fizz
1. This year's education reform bill (the one that upgrades accountability standards so Washington state can compete for U.S. Dept. of Education money) is scheduled to come up for a vote in the...
Thumbnail for - "Eviscerating" Big Oil
Jan 28, 2010
This Washington
Cliff Traisman, the lead lobbyist for the Washington Environmental Council, and one of the lead advocates for the hazardous substance tax that liberals are pushing in the state legislature, says...