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.

08/25/2015 By Josh Feit

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

07/30/2015 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 & DISLIKES: City Council Position Eight

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

07/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Pollster Says Rent Control Not Top Priority for Seattle Voters

EMC poll questions enthusiasm for rent control

06/18/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Anti-Sawant Fundraising Appeal

Caffeinated news featuring fundraisers, do-overs, and meetings

05/26/2015 By Josh Feit

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?

05/21/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Black Women's Lives Matter

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

05/11/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Bagshaw Pushes Back on Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring city council fisticuffs

04/28/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Appointment Process Raises Open Public Meetings Act Questions

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

04/22/2015 By Josh Feit

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

04/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Council Selects 8 Finalists for Appointed Seat

Low-income housing advocate Sharon Lee is among finalists.

04/20/2015 By Josh Feit

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.

03/31/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning FIzz

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

Caffeinated news featuring the national debate

03/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Article

Friday Likes and Dislikes: Passive-Aggressive About Affordable Housing in Roosevelt

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

03/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Republicans vs. Science, Grant vs. Burgess

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

03/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning FIzz

Democratic Amendment Forces Issue on Climate Change

Caffeinated news featuring amendments, endorsements, and conversation starters

03/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Extra Fizz

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

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

11/05/2014