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Morning Fizz

Council Agrees Bike Sharing Is Good, but Finds Little Common Ground During Tense Pronto Hearing

Divided committee sends bike sharing proposal to full council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/02/2016

Guns and Ammo

The Fight Over a Tax That Could Curb Gun Violence

It all began with groundbreaking research from doctors at Harborview.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 12/28/2015

Morning Fizz

Key Homelessness Advocate Abruptly Leaves City Job

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

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/23/2015

Morning Fizz

Triad CEO Says Mayor Doesn't Get It

Last minute campaign calls, funding, and complaints.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/30/2015

Morning Fizz

Centerpiece of Sawant's Reelection Platform Aspirational and Likely Unconstitutional

A "misleading" campaign pledge, a contrarian campaign position, and an arty campaign endorsement.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/07/2015

Morning Fizz

Sawant's Grassroots Fundraising Brings in $70,000 in September

Campaign trail roundup: fundraisers, fundraising, and doorbelling.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/06/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Outlines Affordable Housing Priorities, School Board Suspends Suspensions, and the Mariners Speak

Revisiting the Housing and Affordability committee recommendations, the year the Mariners saved baseball, the Pike Street closure, and Sawant’s record.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/24/2015

City Hall

Council President Burgess Questions Kshama Sawant's Record of Accomplishment

In a candid interview, Burgess defends his own progressive record and questions Sawant's.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/23/2015

Morning Fizz

Amazon and Boeing Creating 43 Percent of Local Jobs

Local economy update, council candidate push poll, and some media gossip.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/23/2015

Morning Fizz

Developers Scoff at Both Sawant and Burgess

Rent resolution, neighborhood reaction, Eyman violation, and housing consternation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/22/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Burgess Passes Rent Resolution, Sawant Claims Victory

Burgess excludes rent control language, criticizes Sawant rhetoric.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 09/21/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

Morning Fizz

The Anti-Sawant Fundraising Appeal

Caffeinated news featuring fundraisers, do-overs, and meetings

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 05/26/2015

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

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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