Morning Fizz

The Homeless Encampment Debate 2.0, the Head Tax 2.0?, and Tim Burgess 4.0?

Murray is ready to propose new sanctioned encampment sites and Burgess was probably ready to retire, but...

12/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Picking Up More Council Support, Murray Set to Offer Homeless Encampment Guidelines of His Own

O'Brien ally Johnson tells constituents he's shifting away from O'Brien bill and toward Murray.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Real Difference Between the Competing Homeless Encampment Proposals

Is the city making a credible offer of shelter and services to the homeless?

10/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

SPD Shooting in Jungle as Council Set to Take Up Revised Encampment Legislation

In face of potential Murray veto, Bagshaw says if she doesn't have council consensus, she won't call for a vote on encampment bill.

10/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Homeless Advocates Appeal to Council to Stop Mayor's Sweeps, Bagshaw Receptive to Proposal

Bagshaw says sweeps are making things worse, says she's working with mayor and advocates, and that she has council support.

08/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Pedestrian Chronicles, Scott Kubly Chronicles, and Sally Bagshaw Is Not Running for Mayor

SDOT director settles for $10,000 in ethics investigation.

07/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Internal Emails Show Port Was Uptight About Implications of Scoping Out SoDo Property

Port of Seattle real estate director asks staffer to remove SoDo references from description of project.

05/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

In Dramatic Vote, Council Rejects SoDo Sonics Deal

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

05/03/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: City Council District Seven

Sally Bagshaw and Gus Hartmann review the week's news.

07/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Muni League Rates Candidates, Veteran Godden and Socialist Sawant Score Lowest of Incumbents

Four candidates, including newcomers Gonzalez and Johnson, Rated Outstanding

07/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Amendments, Emails, and Flip-Flops

Caffeinated news featuring our weekly roundup of Likes and Dislikes

06/19/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Overlooking Opportunity to Fight Global Warming

Caffeinated news featuring bad planning and good compromising

05/28/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The UW Board of Regents Dislikes Fossil Fuel Investments

Caffeinated news featuring this week's LIKES and DISLIKES

05/15/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Bagshaw Likely to Face Progressive Challenger from Tech Industry; Plus Neighborhood Conservation Districts

Caffeinated news featuring new candidates and old neighborhoods

05/14/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Candidates Spar and Council Members Spar

Caffeinated news featuring lightning rounds, kickoffs, and federal legislation

04/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Open Council Fight Started Several Hours Before Tensions Blew Up at Afternoon Okamoto Vote

Monday-morning council briefing is must-watch TV

04/29/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Bagshaw Pushes Back on Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring city council fisticuffs

04/28/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Sawant Calls Affordable Housing Town Hall “Ground Zero” for a “Housing Justice” Movement

Kshama Sawant and Nick Licata challenge the state ban on rent control.

04/24/2015 By Josh Kelety