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City Hall

O'Brien Calls for Audit of Affordable Housing Program

O'Brien concerned zoning loophole widely abused, costing city needed affordable housing dollars

  • 06/30/2015
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Morning Fizz

Alignment (and Philosophical) Battle at Sound Transit Board Meeting

Urbanists challenge suburban leaders to think long term.

  • 06/25/2015
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Morning Fizz

City Investment Board Finds Fossil Fuel Free Index Outperforms S&P 500

Despite dismissing divestment, city's own numbers show benefit

  • 06/22/2015
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Morning Fizz

The War on Density

Council committee passes a series of amendments to limit density.

  • 06/17/2015
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Morning Fizz

Council's Antidensity Amendments Put First Task Force Recommendations to Test

Rasmussen amendments threaten to undo housing affordability committee recommendations.

  • 06/16/2015
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Morning Fizz

Rising Rents and Detaining Kayaktivists

Caffeinated news featuring city council member Mike O'Brien, the comprehensive plan, and historical context

  • 06/15/2015
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Morning Fizz

A Text Exchange with Mike O'Brien; Plus KIRO Gets Facts Wrong in Parking Story

Caffeinated news featuring parking facts and zoning texts with Mike O'Brien

  • 06/02/2015
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Morning Fizz

Defending Shell Lease, Maritime Industry Sends Angry Letter to Mayor Murray

Caffeinated news featuring letters and endorsements

  • 05/07/2015
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Morning FIzz

Council Will Pass Resolution to Oppose Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership Fast Track

Caffeinated news featuring the national debate

  • 03/30/2015
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Morning Fizz

Campaign Kickoffs and Affordable Housing

Friday Likes and Dislikes

  • 03/27/2015
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Morning Fizz

Agree or Disagree with O'Brien's Stance on Global Trade, the Council Is Relevant Again

Caffeinated news featuring Seattle and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • 03/25/2015
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Morning Fizz

Voting Rights Act Gets Good Reception in GOP Senate

Caffeinated news featuring voting rights, neighborhood rights, and pedestrian rights

  • 03/24/2015
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Friday Likes and Dislikes: Passive-Aggressive About Affordable Housing in Roosevelt

Caffeinated news featuring a dumb joke, a cool contest, and a poetic delay

  • 03/20/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: City to Scrutinize Shell Deal at Port

Democrats put GOP on the spot, and city puts Port of Seattle on the spot.

  • 03/09/2015
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Morning Fizz

Over Objections from O'Brien and Sawant, Council Approves Vulcan Deal

Caffeinated news featuring a $500,000 waiver for Vulcan, a new candidate, and a surprise in the Fifth District

  • 02/24/2015
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Morning Fizz

Council Committee Approves Hundreds of Thousands of New Bus Hours

Caffeinated news featuring Vulcan giveaways, compromise amendments, voting rights, and new candidates.

  • 02/11/2015
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Pedestrian Chronicles

Pedestrian Chronicles: O'Brien Votes Against Vulcan's "Corporate Park"

O'Brien casts lone 'No' vote on $500,000 waiver for Vulcan development in SLU.

  • 02/10/2015
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Morning Fizz

Mayor Murray and the Other Tunnel

Caffeinated News featuring a new tunnel, new body cam tech, and a new candidate.

  • 01/07/2015
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City Hall

Who Pays for a City?

A micro policy debate over the "linkage fee" highlights a macro policy debate for the city

  • 10/21/2014
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Power Lines

Who Pays For A City?

A new tax would require developers to pay up to $22 per square foot on new construction to help fund affordable housing.

  • 10/21/2014
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