Unions ask City Attorney to Separate Pre-K Funding Measures

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

07/10/2014 By Casey Jaywork

City Hall

O'Brien Definitive on $15 Now

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH A QUOTE FROM MIKE O'BRIEN City Council Member O'Brien commits to $15 campaign.

02/06/2014 By Josh Feit


It's Time to Invest in Washington's Home Care Workers

Two home care workers explain why it's time for the state to invest in our nationally recognized home care system.

02/19/2013 By Sherry Hunter and Pamla McCarthy

Morning Fizz

"It is Therefore of Great Importance."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Tim Eyman and other dreamers.

08/15/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"I Promptly Offered My Resignation."

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

03/28/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"I Have a Very Stressful Job"

Friday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

02/23/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Thank You for Letting Me Know Your Views on This Issue

Tuesday Edition: Caffeinated news & gossip featuring abortion, Marxism, and singing monsters.

12/20/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

The Rejoinder from the Union?

Monday Edition

12/19/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Republican Budget Leader Proposes Batch of Reforms

Sen. Joe Zarelli backs up reform rhetoric with list of recommendations.

12/08/2011 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

McGinn Just Can't Win

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip starring: Mike McGinn, Christian Sinderman, Occupy Seattle, and Aaron Reardon.

11/17/2011 By Morning Fizz


Campaign Fizz: Republicans Hold Fundraiser for Balducci Opponent

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

No Need to Rewrite Health Care Initiative Statement

The state's office of financial management overrules a request to rewrite the fiscal statement for the home health care worker training initiative.

09/01/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

SEIU Spokesman: Transportation Package "Misplaced Priorities" Without Revenue for Other Services

SEIU spokesman: The state shouldn't pass a transportation measure next year unless it also adopts a revenue package that restores cuts to health care, social services, and education.

08/30/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

Labor Groups Stage "Unemployment Line" Outside Rep. Reichert's Office

The Great Recession as the Great Depression at US Rep. Reichert's office.

08/18/2011 By Lummy Lin


SEIU Initiative Makes the Ballot

Third measure qualifies for November ballot.

08/02/2011 By Josh Feit


SEIU Measure Flags Bad Signatures; Eyman Makes Ballot

Health care worker initiative catches fraudulent signatures in its own petitions; Tim Eyman qualifies for ballot and boasts about high validity rate.

07/22/2011 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Both Sides Agree on Cuts

Tuesday Edition: Health care workers fight cuts; legislature allows private transit to access transit lanes; Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith sends a message to the community; and we hype today's ThinkTank.

04/26/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Speaking of Off-Script Republicans

Friday edition: Off-script Republicans; off-script Democrats; off-script emcees; and protests in Olympia.

04/08/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Protesters Arrested in Standoff Outside Gregoire's Office

In a standoff outside Gov. Chris Gregoire's office this afternoon, 16 protesters were cited for disorderly conduct and one other protester was taken to jail.

04/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Health Care Workers Sue State Over Cuts

Medicaid patients sue state in federal court. Ruling on restraining order against home care cuts could come this week.

12/29/2010 By Bryce McKay