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Morning Fizz

NRA Sues City Over New Gun Tax

Council president Tim Burgess defends city's right to tax gun business, and state representative Ross Hunter compares local levies with what McCleary says the state should be covering.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/25/2015
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Morning Fizz

Council Candidates Reintroduce Blanket Linkage Fee on Developers

A handful of council candidates urge council to revisit linkage fee; plus another campaign mailer award

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/30/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Poll: Sawant has High Unfavorable Rating Citywide, Murray Remains Very Popular, Burgess at Three to One Favorable/Unfavorable

EMC polling data shows

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/15/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

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

Four candidates, including newcomers Gonzalez and Johnson, Rated Outstanding

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/06/2015
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Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: City Council Position Eight

Tim Burgess, Jon Grant, and John Roderick review the week's news

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/03/2015
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Morning Fizz

Pollster Says Rent Control Not Top Priority for Seattle Voters

EMC poll questions enthusiasm for rent control

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/18/2015
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Morning Fizz

The Anti-Sawant Fundraising Appeal

Caffeinated news featuring fundraisers, do-overs, and meetings

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/26/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Strange Tales (and Analogies) from the City Council Campaign Trail

What do cupcakes, piranhas, and hamburgers have to do with the Tim Burgess race?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/21/2015
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Morning Fizz

Black Women's Lives Matter

Caffeinated news featuring a weekend march, Friday appointments, an upcoming Port vote, and last month's fundraising

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/11/2015
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Morning Fizz

Bagshaw Pushes Back on Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring city council fisticuffs

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/28/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Appointment Process Raises Open Public Meetings Act Questions

Why weren't council members'stated preferences initially announced publicly?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/22/2015
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Morning Fizz

Under Pressure, Burgess Will Reveal Which Council Members Voted for Which Finalists

Caffeinated news featuring the vacancy, the Northeast 130th Street station, and the minimum wage

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/22/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Council Selects 8 Finalists for Appointed Seat

Low-income housing advocate Sharon Lee is among finalists.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/20/2015
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Morning Fizz

Council Looks at Putting Homeless in Residential Neighborhoods, Now How About Homes?

Caffeinated news featuring a council challenge to the the sacrosanct single-family zone. Kinda.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/31/2015
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Morning FIzz

Council Will Pass Resolution to Oppose Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership Fast Track

Caffeinated news featuring the national debate

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/30/2015
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Friday Likes and Dislikes: Passive-Aggressive About Affordable Housing in Roosevelt

Caffeinated news featuring a dumb joke, a cool contest, and a poetic delay

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/20/2015
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Morning Fizz

Republicans vs. Science, Grant vs. Burgess

Caffeinated news featuring the great climate change debate and the inconsistent politics of Seattle

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/10/2015
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Morning FIzz

Democratic Amendment Forces Issue on Climate Change

Caffeinated news featuring amendments, endorsements, and conversation starters

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/09/2015
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Extra Fizz

Non (2014) Election Fizz: Forget About Reichert...

Now that 2014 is over, here's some caffeinated news about future elections.

  • Published 11/05/2014
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Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: Voter Turnout So Far; RIP Rep. Freeman; Burgess Definitely In; and AG Ferguson Exposed?

A batch of afternoon news.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/29/2014
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