Morning Fizz

Safe (Cultural) Spaces

Fire, rents, syphilis, and snow.

12/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

King County: Syphilis Is Up 54 Percent Since 2010

King County's tax burden, King County's syphilis rates, and the King County Council's big choice.

12/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Boeing: "I Don't Know Where He Got the $4 Billion Figure From."

Trump's latest volatile tweet lands in Puget Sound.

12/07/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Pro- and Anti-Union Uber Drivers Face Off at Raucous City Hall Meeting

Drivers disagree over union representation rules and Democrats may go with all-white picks to fill legislative vacancies.

12/07/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Musical Chairs at City Hall and in the State Legislature

Gonzaléz loses top staffer, Rossi back in state senate, and Uber rules take center stage.

12/06/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Neighborhoods Rising

The idea of a Trump administration is reinvigorating Seattle's neighborhood movement.

12/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Final Votes Are In: Bellevue Officially Sides with Light Rail

The 1990s are over in Bellevue, the 2000s are back in the 45th Legislative District, and women march against Trump.

12/05/2016 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Health Care Workers Stage "Die-in" at City Hall to Support Safe Drug Consumption Sites

As Seattle officials decide whether to implement the nation's first ever safe injection facilities, a coalition of local health care workers crash city hall to show support for the controversial approach.

12/02/2016 By Cassandra Calderon

Morning Jolt

DelBene Slams Republican "Witch-Hunt"

DelBene denounces $800,000 resolution to keep Planned Parenthood investigation going and Murray announces new homeless encampments.

12/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Homeless Encampment Debate 2.0, the Head Tax 2.0?, and Tim Burgess 4.0?

Murray is ready to propose new sanctioned encampment sites and Burgess was probably ready to retire, but...

12/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Opinion

Cities' Rights

There's nothing hypocritical about fighting for civil rights.

11/30/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Burgess Rival Jon Grant Announces 2017 Council Bid

Affordable housing advocate to run for at-large seat again.

11/29/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Podlodowski May Challenge Ravens for State Democratic Party Chair

A new state party chair? And new Uber unionizing rules?

11/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Moving In and Moving Out at City Hall

Gardheere in at city, Kiker out at Bike Club, Sage out of Murray coalition, renters in at lower costs, and neighbors out of Local Improvement District?

11/23/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Editorial

Paying to Regulate Local Labor Standards with a Fee on Businesses

Council proposal has been incorrectly characterized as a tax.

11/22/2016 By Jennifer L. Robbins

Pedestrian Chronicles

City Waterfront Plan Criticized for Unfriendly Pedestrian Design

Arguing that the current waterfront plan provides inadequate pedestrian access, three local associations file appeals questioning city's Alaskan Way project.

11/22/2016 By Cassandra Calderon

Morning Fizz

U.S. Rep. DelBene Challenges Trump, State Rep. Frame Challenges State Democrats

Fighting a Muslim registry, fighting Democratic losses, and a win for charter schools.

11/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Defying SDOT, Council Puts Parking Benefit District Back in Play

Keeping parking revenue in the neighborhood, Saldaña running in the 37th, and setting the record straight on labor fund proposal.

11/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Chamber Memo Foreshadows Legal Showdown Over Workplace Rights Fund

With budget vote, council adds more money for affordable housing, but shoots down charge on businesses to fund labor office.

11/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Hanauer Urges Council to Pass Business Fee

Lefty investor backs dedicated fund to pay for labor enforcement.

11/16/2016 By Josh Feit