Afternoon Jolt

Eastside GOP Transportation Leader All in on Gas Tax

Republican transportation committee vice chair optimistic about gas tax.

01/09/2015 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Campaign Finance Disclosure Bill Fails in GOP Senate

Despite bipartisan support, Democratic bill for full campaign finance disclosure dies in Senate.

02/19/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Piqued Response

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring final indignities, more tax breaks, and favorite political movies.

07/01/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Fain Said to Pressure House Republicans to Reject Transportation Package

Fearing the senate would take the blame for killing the transportation package, Eastside Senate Republican leaders try to get House Republicans to kill it first.

06/26/2013 By Josh Feit

News

Second Biased Phone Survey Sweeps 47th L.D., Hits Kauffman

State Senator Claudia Kauffman’s (D-47) campaign cried foul today when they got wind of a biased poll circulating her district, attempting to tie her to higher taxes and lobbying interests.

08/06/2010 By Bryce McKay

This Washington

"Nonpartisan" Fain's Contributors Are a Who's Who of Traditional Republican Donors

King County Council aide Joe Fain ran the effort, in 2008, to make all county elected positions "nonpartisan." As a candidate for state senate, however, he has taken contributions from a long list of the usual Republican suspects.

08/02/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Von Reichbauer Mystery PAC Contains $10,000

Republican King County Council member Pete von Reichbauer is bankrolling a mysterious political action committee that, Democrats worry, may be used to fund the state senate campaign of his protege, Joe Fain, who's running against incumbent Claudia Kauffma

06/21/2010 By Erica C. Barnett