Morning Fizz

Seattle Rep Threatened Statewide Referendum on Transportation Package

Compromise transportation legislation and no-compromise police accountability legislation

06/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Inslee Blinks, Transportation Deal Includes "Poison Pill" on Fuel Standards in Exchange for Full Light Rail Authorization

Will a Green Tea coalition stall the transportation package? And will Sound Transit have to foot the GOP sales tax bill?

06/29/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: City Council Position Nine

Bill Bradburd and Lorena González review the week's news.

06/26/2015 By Josh Feit


A Social Justice Urbanism

Sierra Club leaders outline affordable housing platform

06/25/2015 By Bonnie Gail, Robert Cruickshank, and Jesse Piedfort

Morning Fizz

Alignment (and Philosophical) Battle at Sound Transit Board Meeting

Urbanists challenge suburban leaders to think long term.

06/25/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

A Flag Controversy of Our Own

Sawant Condemns City Recognition of South Vietnamese Flag

06/24/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Gender-Neutral Policy on the Way for City Bathrooms

Mayor to propose gender neutral (single stall) bathrooms

06/23/2015 By Josh Feit


Once Antsy and Uptight About Party Label, Democratic Organizations Nod to Sawant

43rd and 37th District Pro-Sawant Votes Reveal Changing Party

06/22/2015 By Josh Kelety

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