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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.

  • By Joe Fitzgibbon
  • Published 08/16/2016

Election 2016

Washington Democrats Counting on Trump Factor to Take Back State Senate

With agenda items like cutting corporate tax breaks to fund education on their docket, Democrats are focusing on four key swing districts.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 07/01/2016

Afternoon Editorial

GOP Bill Sets Election Year Theme

In election year call for "accountability," Republicans propose micromanaging executive branch.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 02/19/2016

Morning Fizz

Democrats Demand Accountability from Boeing

State Democrats want to close $60 million in corporate tax breaks.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/19/2016

Guest Opinion

Trans Women Are Women. Period.

The legislature's priority should be protection, not discrimination.

  • By Danni Askini
  • Published 01/29/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen Kicks Controversial Senator Pam Roach Off State Task Force

Citing abusive behavior and shock, Democratic senate president Owen removes Roach from human trafficking committee.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 01/25/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Inslee, GOP Spar Over Department of Corrections Scandal

GOP subpoenas documents, Inslee appoints former federal prosecutors.

  • By John Stang
  • Published 01/20/2016

Morning Fizz

It's O'Brien Versus Johnson for Sound Transit Board Appointment

A new Sound Transit board member and a new Elway poll.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/06/2016

Morning Fizz

State Legislature Gets a C+ on Racial Justice

The best and worst legislators according to social justice group Washington Community Action Network.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/17/2015

Morning Fizz

Pike/Pine Showdown and Uber Standoff

Caffeinated news featuring Uber's response, a retailer's response, and a legislator's resignation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/02/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Back at Ya?

State Republicans label supreme court sanctions “unconstitutional.”

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 08/21/2015

Morning Fizz

Brain Drain at City Hall

Departures and existential fretting at city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/19/2015

Guest Opinion

Court Decision Clarifies McCleary

Today's dramatic decision shouldn't come as surprise.

  • By David Frockt
  • Published 08/13/2015

Morning Fizz

Inslee Blinks, Transportation Deal Includes "Poison Pill" on Fuel Standards in Exchange for Full Light Rail Authorization

Will a Green Tea coalition stall the transportation package? And will Sound Transit have to foot the GOP sales tax bill?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/29/2015

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.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/09/2015

Morning Fizz

Friday Likes and Dislikes: Undoing Payday Loan Regulations

Caffeinated news featuring payday loans, gas taxes, housing, and crime

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/27/2015

Morning Fizz

Should Sound Transit Subsidize Neighborhood Parking?

Caffeinated News featuring liberals vs. liberals.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/28/2015

Morning Fizz

After Making Big Donations, Costco's Agenda Moves Forward in Olympia

Caffeinated news featuring booze money, U.S. House guests, U.S. House committees, car sharing, and walking out.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/20/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Jolt: Senate Committee Passes Republicans' Education Plan

Critics say Republican plan would put services in jeopardy.

  • By Bernard Ellouk
  • Published 01/15/2015

Afternoon Jolt

He's Back! Republican (Simple) Majority Passes (Super) Majority Rule for Raising New Taxes

He's Back. Republicans institute Eyman's two-thirds rule in the senate.

  • Published 01/12/2015
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