On Other Blogs

New York Times: "I never knew how much people liked soup."

The New York Times picks up on Chicago's Soup and Bread, coming to Seattle next Sunday.

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Real Clear Politics: Sen. Cantwell "Potentially Vulnerable"

National news site looks at the 2012 senate races.

01/21/2011 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Mayor's Office: City Remains "Committed" to DV, Sexual Assault Programs

Mayor Mike McGinn's office says the city remains committed to providing domestic violence and sexual assault prevention programming, despite the fact that the human services department recently eliminated two divisions of the department specifically dedic

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Grist: House Republicans' Cuts Target Green-Energy, Family Planning Programs

Grist: The House GOP has proposed cuts that won't save much money, but will represent a major setback to environmental and family-planning programs.

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Best of Olympia, Week 2

What happened in Olympia this week and what I think about it: Best legislator; best lobbyist; this week's Eve Harrington Award?; biggest surprise; and what's in store for next week.

01/21/2011 By Josh Feit

The C is for Crank

Abortion Doctor Murder Case Highlights Need for Access

The right takes the wrong lesson from the shocking recent charges against an illegal abortion clinic in Philadelphia. The existence of illegal clinics argues for more access to abortion care, not less.

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

McKenna vs. ACLU

01/21/2011 By Josh Feit

Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: NARAL Wins, State Labor Council Wins. Hmmm. Maybe We Do Live in Blue State After All.

Two winners today: NARAL and the Washington State Labor Council.

01/21/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

Human Services Director: "No Way" Department Would De-emphasize DV, Sexual Assault Prevention

The director of the city's human services department says there's "no way in the world" a recent reorganization will include de-emphasizing domestic violence and sexual assault prevention.

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCola Adds Life

On PubliCola Today

Fully caffeinated. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) Last night: A sense of community at the West Seattle Bowl. 3) Last night: A sense of community at "the vortex" on Capitol Hill. 4) The New York Times reports on Soup and Bread, t

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"Let's be Honest—People Would be at Risk of Dying."

Thursday Fizz: Death, terrorism, domestic violence, and the seawall.

01/20/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

State House Democrats Set To Raid Hazardous Substance Cleanup Fund

Democratic proposal to raid toxic cleanup fund account is a double whammy for environmentalists.

01/20/2011 By Andrew Calkins

This Washington

State Reps, AG's Office Accuse ACLU of Misinformation on Gang Bill. ACLU Stands by Claims

After ACLU lobbyist Shankar Narayan testified against the bill, state Rep. Kirk Pearson (R-39, Monroe) had a combative question for Narayan: "Do you stand by the emails [ACLU supporters] sent to us about this bill? Are you aware that there were inaccuraci

01/20/2011 By Josh Feit