Guest Opinion

Sound Transit Taxing Authority Does Not Poach Education Dollars

The property tax portion of ST3 is not part of the state's education fund.

08/16/2016 By Joe Fitzgibbon

Morning Fizz

Smith Endorses Jayapal, Carlyle Doubles Down on Light Rail Financing Concerns

Jayapal nets major endorsement.

08/15/2016 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Sound Transit Financing Plan Jeopardizes Education Funding

The ST3 financing package consumes the oxygen in the room for virtually all other public services at all levels of government for years to come.

08/11/2016 By Reuven Carlyle

Morning Fizz

King County Labor Council Endorses Jayapal

Democrats agree on everything (almost), Republicans agree with nothing (except tax breaks).

03/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

State Budget Proposal Earmarks $1 Million to "Clean Up" the Jungle

Money from Olympia, statements from Highline, endorsements from unions, and a regional proposal.

02/26/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Key Homelessness Advocate Abruptly Leaves City Job

After just five months, all star homelessness advocate leaves city gig.

12/23/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Hopefuls Line Up for 36th District Seat

State representative Carlyle officially states he’ll seek appointment to the state senate as hopefuls queue up for his seat.

08/17/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The $15 Billion (Light Rail) Question

Caffeinated news featuring light rail, resumes, and housing

04/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Bike Wars and the Pot Wars Continue

Caffeinated news featuring environmentalists vs. environmentalists and pot revenue vs. pot revenue

04/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

One Pepperoni Pizza Tax Break, Hold the K-12 Funding.

Democrat pitches tax break for local pizza franchisee.

02/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

An Equal Opportunity Skeptic

Caffeinated News featuring a "die in," a tax break, and a debate.

12/01/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

AWB Rep: "Legislature Should Avoid Establishing Specific Economic Development Metrics to Measure Progress."

Caffeinated News featuring reviewing and clarifying tax breaks.

11/11/2014 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Jolt: WA Supreme Court Upholds State's Only Progressive Tax

The day's winners and losers.

10/02/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring war money, housing money, and pot money.

09/19/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Opportunity for Exploitation

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: microhousing amendments, rejecting amendments, and rejecting GOP spin

09/08/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes History

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Hitler analogies, the $15 minimum wage, and moral issues.

07/29/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Thursday Fizz: Substantially Intact

Thursday Fizz featuring city hall staffing decisions, minimum wage decisions, and oil train demands.

05/29/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Brawl Averted, Money Not Diverted

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring Carlyle vs. Kohl-Welles, mixed-use parks, and micro-parks.

04/14/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Seattle Needs Comprehensive Transportation Solutions," says GOP state Rep.

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pot money, ridesharing, and chocolate.

03/13/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Adults in the Room

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring garbage, Macklemore, loopholes, and emails.

02/26/2014 By Morning Fizz