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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

Morning Fizz

City Seeks to Regulate Airbnb, Council Scuttles Sawant's Bonding Plan for Housing, King County Elections Likely to Recount in West Seattle

Burgess says city needs to look at regulating Airbnb model.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/18/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Shoots Down Signature Sawant Budget Amendments

Twelve-week paid parental leave, municipal broadband, homeless shelter beds, and LGBTQ community center unsuccessful in big budget vote.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/17/2015

Afternoon Jolt

She Won, but the Sawant Show May Be in for a Tough Second Season

Sawant won reelection, but not the election.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/05/2015

Morning Fizz

Soul Train

Capitol Hill is still hopping, voter turnout is slacking, McGinn holds Sawant fundraiser, and candidates call for divestment.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/02/2015

Morning Fizz

Fight on This Capitol Hill, Fight on That Capitol Hill, and Kumbaya at City Hall Between Sawant and Meinert

A report on the street closure, a mockery on Benghazi, and a plan for small businesses.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/27/2015
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