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Morning Fizz

Planning While Black: Keynote Speaker at City Planning Conference Expands Definition of Placemaking

Expanding the definition of city planning, expanding renters' rights, and expanding the downtown streetcar.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/28/2016

Morning Fizz

SDOT, Mayor Murray, Mike O'Brien, and Kshama Sawant Don't Get It

Capitol Hill Housing proposal gets cold shoulder from City Hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/21/2016

City Hall

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: Renters, Bike Share, Heroin, Electric Cars, the North Precinct, Antisemitism, and More

Lots of people's opinions about this week's news.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/16/2016

Morning Fizz

In Nod to Black Lives Matter, Controversial North Precinct Police Station Taken Off Table in New Budget

Mayor and North Seattle council member Juarez still committed to new station, but agree to further scrutiny.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/16/2016

Morning Fizz

Council Committee Greenlights Jungle Sweep, Cues Up Larger Fight Over Unsanctioned Encampments

Council committee votes 4-2 to sweep East Duwamish Greenbelt

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/15/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant Effort to Bypass Voters on Hotel Workers Initiative Fails

Sawant's procedural move would have allowed council to approve union measure next week.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/19/2016

City Hall

Herbold, Sawant Question Industry Report on Secure Scheduling

As council continues to study work scheduling guidelines, pros and cons of San Francisco law debated.

  • By Spencer Ricks
  • Published 06/29/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant to Speak at Chamber Breakfast

A political first, a taxing discrepancy, a new model, and an old column.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/17/2016

Morning Fizz

Seemingly Modest New Renters' Rights Law Represents Major Victory and Significant Tactical Shift for Sawant

By taking an iterative approach, Sawant may have her biggest impact yet.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/07/2016

Morning Fizz

Council Diversity? No Renters on Council Dais

City council members' financial disclosure forms, Pete Holmes's conflicted mission, and unionizing the $15 campaign.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/24/2016

Morning Fizz

In Dramatic Vote, Council Rejects SoDo Sonics Deal

Maritime interests win out over new sports arena in 5-4 vote.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/03/2016

Morning Fizz

What to Make of Murray and Sawant's First Joint Proposal

A city hall first reflects changing council dynamics.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/22/2016

Morning Fizz

Council Agrees Bike Sharing Is Good, but Finds Little Common Ground During Tense Pronto Hearing

Divided committee sends bike sharing proposal to full council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/02/2016

Morning Fizz

Good News and Bad News for Mayor Murray

Council grills Murray staff about treatment of minority businesses on 23rd Avenue, state senate passes Murray's affordable housing bill.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/17/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Revisionist History

Troubles on 23rd Avenue, I-405, and in Wallingford.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/16/2016

Afternoon Jolt

On Homelessness, Sawant Likens Council Colleagues to Olympia Republicans

Sawant warns council not to throw stones from glass houses.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/08/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant: Maybe Next Year on Rent Control?

Sawant gets the bad news on rent control, city pushes pot delivery, bipartisan bill would preserve affordable housing.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/20/2016

Morning Fizz

It's Still an 8-1 City Council

In big Amazon vote, Herbold joins majority while leading way on workers' rights and free speech.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/12/2016

Morning Fizz

More City Hall Hires Cap Off Year for Urbanists, Socialists

Council staffs taking shape at city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/29/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Passes Budget After Skirmish Over Sawant Amendment to Expand Parental Leave

Sawant lone no vote as council passes budget.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/24/2015
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