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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

Likes & Dislikes: Pete Holmes on Pot, Inslee on Electric Cars, DelBene on Wall Street, and More

City Attorney defends pot memo from skeptical medical marijuana patients

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/09/2015

Morning Fizz

City Attorney Wants to Close Medical Pot Stores

Caffeinated news featuring city attorney and mayor on pot, developers on homeless services, and fed stats on bikes

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/06/2015

City Hall

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

Unions ask City Attorney to Separate Pre-K Funding Measures

Both measures will make the ballot, but will they be in competition?

  • By Casey Jaywork
  • Published 07/10/2014

Neighborhoods

NE Seattle Residents Trying to Keep Public Beach Public

A group of Lake City residents is trying to keep a beach that's been public for 80 years, until two residents claimed it as private property, public.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/03/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Escalating List of Council Endorsements

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Harrell for Murray? The towing industry for McGinn? And Holmes for peeing in public?

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/05/2013

City Hall

Despite His Angry Letter, Holmes Hasn't Prosecuted Repeat Nuisance Offenders for Failing to Appear in Court

Despite an indignant letter claiming he has no policy against prosecuting chronic nuisance law offenders who fail to appear in court, City Attorney Pete Holmes hasn't prosecuted a single such case since 2010.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/21/2013

City Hall

"Surprised and Dismayed" City Attorney Rejects SPD Request to Prosecute Repeat Downtown Offenders

Declaring himself "surprised and dismayed" by an SPD official's statements, City Attorney Pete Holmes says he won't issue a blanket crackdown on 28 repeat nuisance-law offenders downtown.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/21/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Classless Society

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring over-the-top floor speeches, revenge, and more polling.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 03/08/2013

Opinion

Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed about the McGinn v. Holmes fight, the mayoral poll numbers, and Sen. Don Benton.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/07/2013

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Closing Loopholes, Ousting the Executive, and Mending Fences

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/06/2013

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Gun Control, SPD Reform

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 03/05/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Asked About His Qualifications

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: amateur porn, non-existent backlashes, bad speeches, and campaign finance.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 02/06/2013

Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Holmes v. McGinn. Again.

Sadly, City Attorney Pete Holmes' admonition of Mayor McGinn was a defining moment for the McGinn administration.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/17/2012

City

Holmes Appeals Parks Gun Ban Ruling

City attorney Pete Holmes appeals a ruling overturning Seattle's ban on guns in parks and community centers.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 12/01/2011

News

Holmes Drops Assault Charges Against Seattle Cop

City drops charges against cop charged for convenience store incident.

  • By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee
  • Published 11/23/2011

City Hall

Holmes Still Wants Big Bucks For Liaison Program

City Attorney wants $376,000 to reboot precinct liaison program.

  • By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee
  • Published 11/04/2011

News

Black Clergy: Cop Charges Are "Racist Application of Justice" In Seattle

Black clergy group calls of city to drop charges against Seattle cop.

  • By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee
  • Published 10/31/2011

City

Holmes Asked Activist To Take Down Cop Charge Petition

City Attorney Pete Holmes asks activists to take down petition demanding city to drop charges against cop.

  • By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee
  • Published 10/26/2011
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