Morning Fizz

City Investment Board Finds Fossil Fuel Free Index Outperforms S&P 500

Despite dismissing divestment, city's own numbers show benefit

06/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Amendments, Emails, and Flip-Flops

Caffeinated news featuring our weekly roundup of Likes and Dislikes

06/19/2015 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 War on Density

Council committee passes a series of amendments to limit density.

06/17/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council's Antidensity Amendments Put First Task Force Recommendations to Test

Rasmussen amendments threaten to undo housing affordability committee recommendations.

06/16/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Rising Rents and Detaining Kayaktivists

Caffeinated news featuring city council member Mike O'Brien, the comprehensive plan, and historical context

06/15/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Council Fundraising and Rainier Valley Gentrifying

Caffeinated news featuring the latest candidate fundraising and angry emails to SDOT

06/11/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Linkage Fees, Analogies, and Police Accountability

Caffeinated news featuring the affordable housing debate

06/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Gloves Come Off in District Three Council Race

Caffeinated news featuring sparring, responding, and polling

06/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Ksha-nomenon Hits Town Hall

Caffeinated news featuring Sawant's big rally and the mayor's big trip

06/08/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

City Paying Nearly $25,000 to Cover Murray Israel Trip

SPD security detail spikes the cost of the mayor's trip to Israel.

06/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Ethics Commission DISLIKES Murray's Response to Sawant; the Feds LOVE SDOT

Ethics commission raises First Amendment questions about Murray proposal; U.S. DOT raises a toast to SDOT road redesigns.

06/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Pedestrian Activists Continue to Press Mayor; DelBene Says FBI Needs to Answer Questions About Surveillance

Caffeinated news featuring pedestrian pains and citizen concerns

06/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Pedestrian Activists Say Murray's Transportation Levy Falls Short by Millions

Caffeinated news featuring alternate funding and lack of funding for Murray transportation levy

06/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

More Evidence That the Seattle "Establishment" Is a Mirage

UFCW rounds out endorsements with a diverse slate.

06/02/2015 By Josh Feit


UW Students Challenge Frat Culture with Year-End Rally

Greek leader receptive to activist message for more diversity

06/02/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Morning Fizz

A Text Exchange with Mike O'Brien; Plus KIRO Gets Facts Wrong in Parking Story

Caffeinated news featuring parking facts and zoning texts with Mike O'Brien

06/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Student Protest on Greek Row

Caffeinated news featuring frat friction, a new mayoral appointment, and up-zoning

06/01/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Parks Board DISLIKES Smoking, Non-Seattle Donors LIKE Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring money and cigarettes

05/29/2015 By Josh Feit