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Today's Cola: Take a sip. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz, featuring Tim Eyman and other zombies and vampires. 2) Slog has the eagerly awaited results of the election of the century! 3) Traffic stats just released by the city show tha

01/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Contrary to What You Might Believe

Tuesday Fizz: Grim plans, depressing charts, and a contested race.

01/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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KUOW Cola

01/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Seattle Times: Battle for State GOP Chair

Adding on to the Times report: A touchy footnote in the battle over GOP state chair.

01/18/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

State, Feds Address Concerns Over Tunneling Beneath Federal Building

The state transportation department and federal General Services Administration offer diverging accounts of how close the two agencies are to reaching an agreement for the state to tunnel beneath the downtown federal building.

01/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

House Budget Bill Saves Children's Health Care, Disability Lifeline, but Cuts $340 Million. Another $260 Million in Cuts To Go.

New state house ways & means chair, Rep. Ross Hunter, announces new round of cuts. And saves.

01/18/2011 By Andrew Calkins

News

Soup and Bread!

Join me (and eat my soup!) at Soup and Bread, a free soup dinner on January 30 at the Funhouse.

01/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Misleading Marketing

Monday Fizz: The ACLU in Olympia; the Seattle City Council in Olympia; fermented veggies; and happy birthday PubliCola.com.

01/17/2011 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

Economic Policy Institute: Public Employees Make Less Than Private Employees

Debunking the anti-public employee rhetoric: Study shows private sector workers earned an average $6,061 more than public sector workers—and $2000 more after factoring in benefits.

01/17/2011 By Josh Feit

News

Cascade Board Will Resign En Masse

The board of the Cascade Bicycle Club will resign en masse in March following the controversial firing of CBC executive director Chuck Ayers last year.

01/17/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Public Employees' Average Pay Isn't the Whole Story

Public employees may make less, on average, than private-sector workers. But average pay isn't the whole story.

01/17/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

PI.Com: Connelly's Half Right About Transportation Taxes

Over at the PI.com, Joel Connelly riffs on a PubliCola report about transportation taxes. The C is for Crank says he gets it half right.

01/17/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

Extra Fizz: Esser Goes for Steele on First Ballot

Esser makes nice with Priebus after first voting for Steele.

01/17/2011 By Josh Feit