Morning Fizz

The Committee of the Grownups

Full Fizz this morning: Canceled campaign fundraisers; rescheduled public safety hearings; new and improved political action committees; shutting down blogs; an alarming police "phenomena," and Fitzgibbon vs. Heavey. Also: Don't Ask Don't Tell? Rossi won

09/21/2010 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

McGinn Budget Likely to Include New Transportation Taxes

City hall sources say Mayor Mike McGinn's budget, to be announced next week, will include new transportation taxes that are unpopular with the city council.

09/20/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Last Night

Last Night: Gaga T-Shirt

09/20/2010 By Josh Feit

PubliCola Adds Life

Technical Difficulties

The site has been up and down all afternoon. Watch for a Cola deluge in tomorrow's Morning Fizz.

09/20/2010 By Josh Feit


1082 in the Hizzle

The latest thing on the political rap scene—the Yes on 1082 campaign has a vid starring businesses that suffer under the current workers' comp system. We asked the opponents of 1082 to respond in rap form. They declined, but they did help us with a fact c

09/20/2010 By Bryce McKay


Afternoon Jolt: Today's Biggest Hypocrite, Steve Ballmer

No winner today---just tax hypocrite Steve Ballmer, plus today's city council loser.

09/20/2010 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

While I Was Gone

Some notable stories that slipped under the radar while Erica was on vacation.

09/20/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Money Update on the Initiatives

Anti and pro-high earners' income tax campaigns square off in fundraising.

09/20/2010 By Josh Feit


Extra Fizz: Bellevue Council Pushes Rail Alignment Rejected by Sound Transit

Bellevue city council members who oppose Sound Transit's preferred rail alignment continue to push for a controversial rail alignment through South Bellevue.

09/20/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

File This One Under Embarrassing Flub

Monday Morning Fizz: Rossi gaffe in Freeland, WA; McGinn gaffe in N. Seattle; I-1098 gaffe in general; and more.

09/20/2010 By Morning Fizz