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Afternoon Fizz: Human Services and Public Pot Consumption

Mayor Ed Murray appoints a new head of human services, and city attorney Pete Holmes says it's time to stop targeting black and homeless people for smoking pot in public.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/23/2014

City Hall

Two HSD Employees in Whistleblower Case to be Reinstated

Closure for two city employees accused of downplaying a whistleblower case involving misappropriation of $91,000 in city funds.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/26/2012

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Times Columnist: Eating Outdoors OK For Those With Money, Not for Homeless

Seattle Times columnist reports on a proposal to eliminate the city's only outdoor meal site. Image via Operation Sack Lunch.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/18/2012

City Hall

City Could Eliminate Outdoor Meal Program

The city plans to eliminate an outdoor meal program that serves more than 150,000 meals a year. Image via Seattlepi.com.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/11/2012

City Hall

Report Details Fraud Allegations, Disciplinary Action at City Agency

An independent report concludes that city employees failed to prevent and investigate fraud by a contractor totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/05/2011

City Hall

City Employee Used City Car for Trip to Snoqualmie Casino

A vigilante driver catches a city employee using a city-owned car to visit a casino during the work day.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/06/2011

Morning Fizz

"Where the Action Is."

Tuesday Edition: Misappropriated money; Kemper Freeman is losing; a $5 million grant; and more.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/12/2011

City Hall

Human Services Director Announced

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/08/2010

Morning Fizz

It Turns Out Rossi Has a History of Piling Up Earmarks Too

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 06/03/2010

City Hall

Extra Fizz: Constantine Hires Department Director McGinn Let Go

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/09/2010
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