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Caffeinated news and politics. Links after the jump. 1) Morning Fizz revisits the Twilight Tax. 2) In the NYT, five writers debate New York's new bike lanes. 3) U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen's 2011 resolutions are in! 4) PubliCola seeks an indefatigable inter

12/23/2010 By Laura Hawkins

News

All-Electric Car Hits Seattle Market

Hyping something really cool one of our investors is doing. (U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell digs it too.)

12/17/2010 By Laura Hawkins

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Caffeinated news & politics. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily dose of Fizz. 2) U.S. Sen. Patty Murray does an "It Gets Better" video. 3) Your daily dose wasn't enough? Here, have some more Fizz: Yay top-two primary! 4) Requiem For a Tunnel, by Dan

12/16/2010 By Laura Hawkins

This Washington

Pharmacy Board Rejects Attempt to Weaken Access to Plan B

In a victory for women's rights advocates, the Washington State Board of Pharmacy voted today to preserve access to emergency contraception.

12/16/2010 By Laura Hawkins

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Caffeinated news & politics. Links after the jump: 1) A jam-packed Morning Fizz. 2) U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen is "mad at the president," but still voting for Obama's tax-cut compromise. 3) The city-owned Pacific Place garage is losing half a million do

12/15/2010 By Laura Hawkins

On Other Blogs

PI.com: Cancel Primaries to Save Money, Says Gregoire

The state wants only a caucus in 2012, instead of the redundant caucus and primary.

12/15/2010 By Laura Hawkins

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Caffeinated news and politics. Links after the jump: 1) A very special Morning Fizz, in which K-12 budget cuts are approved (and bemoaned). 2) The Tacoma News Tribune reports: In defiance of the "hiring freeze," state agencies bring more than 1,700 new

12/13/2010 By Laura Hawkins

That Washington

On Other Blogs: Jay Inslee's Take On Tax Cuts

Daily Kos: U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee's response to the tax-cut bill and last week's Democratic caucus.

12/13/2010 By Laura Hawkins

Last Night

Last Night: WikiLeaks Freaks

Who spends their Friday night at the library? Me! Because I'm interning for PubliCola!

12/13/2010 By Laura Hawkins

This Washington

In Wake of Court House Suicide Threat, State Rep Reintroduces Bill to Protect Sexual Assault Plaintiffs

It's not all about the budget. Democratic state Rep. Roger Goodman reintroduces controversial plaintiffs' rights bill.

12/10/2010 By Laura Hawkins

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Caffeinated news and gossip. Links after the jump: 1) Ahh, the refreshing taste of Fizz in the morning, with news on the DREAM Act and fighting Seattle homelessness. 2) KCTS comes by the Cola offices to get our take on the top news stories of 2010. Tun

12/09/2010 By Laura Hawkins

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Add Maj. Margaret Witt to PubliCola's Mystery Holiday List

What do DADT hero Maj. Margaret Witt, U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA, 2), Tea Partier Clint Didier, outgoing state Rep. Brendan Williams (D-22, Olympia), incoming state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (D-WA, 34, West Seattle, Burien), Seattle City Council Member Sally B

12/09/2010 By Laura Hawkins

News

More On Other Blogs: The Bicycle Thieves

Seattlecrime.com reports on the arrest of two prolific Capitol Hill bike thieves.

12/08/2010 By Laura Hawkins

This Washington

State Sen. Chris Marr Concedes as Dems' Majority Dwindles

State senate Democrats hanging on to slim majority.

11/03/2010 By Laura Hawkins