That Washington

BREAKING: DISCLOSE Act Dies on Senate Floor

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED. The DISCLOSE Act, which would have required TV attack ads to name their top contributors, failed a cloture vote in the Senate this afternoon.

09/23/2010 By Tiffany Vu

City Hall

Protesters March to City Hall for Williams

Three hundred protesters marched into City Hall yesterday to demand justice for the death of John T. Williams. Their wish to speak to Mayor McGinn was granted.

09/17/2010 By Tiffany Vu

News

From the John T. Williams Protest: Asking for Dialogue

We're working on a full write-up of yesterday's march for John T. Williams and the demonstration at City Hall. But here's a teaser from the opening rally.

09/17/2010 By Tiffany Vu

City Hall

Civil Rights Committee: SPD Needs More Transparency, Cultural Sensitivity

Yesterday the city council's civil rights committee held a packed public hearing on the fatal police shooting of John T. Williams

09/16/2010 By Tiffany Vu

News

On Other Blogs Today: National Parties Sending More Money to Murray and Rossi

Today, we check in with the Spokesman-Review, The Everett Herald, HorsesAss, the Seattle Times, and Seattle Transit Blog.

09/10/2010 By Tiffany Vu

City Hall

Carbon Neutrality Proposals Due to City Council Next Week

Next week the City Council will take another step toward building a plan for carbon neutrality. Here's a sneak peek.

09/10/2010 By Tiffany Vu

This Washington

State to Release Initiative Petitions. R-71 Still Shielded.

The Thurston County Superior Court has lifted a temporary injunction on releasing the petitions for 11 initiatives.

09/03/2010 By Tiffany Vu

News

On Other Blogs Today

Today's blog roundup stars: HorsesAss on some GOP hate speech; the Seattle PI on false claims from the liquor board; and the Rainier Valley Post on Mayor McGinn's spotty public safety agenda.

09/02/2010 By Tiffany Vu

That Washington

Some Murray Earmarks Even Rossi Could Support

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED. Dino Rossi's critique of US Sen. Patty Murray's knack for scoring earmarks just got trickier.

09/02/2010 By Tiffany Vu

News

On Other Blogs Today

On other blogs today: We check in with the Seattle Times, the Spokesman-Review, and Seattlecrime.com.

09/01/2010 By Tiffany Vu

This Washington

State Hypes No Income Tax

A national ad featuring Gov. Chris Gregoire hypes our business climate—and the fact that we don't have an income tax.

08/26/2010 By Tiffany Vu

That Washington

Ron Paul Endorses Koster

Ron Paul has endorsed Tea Partier John Koster for US House, a fact that seems to have gone unnoticed by the press.

08/25/2010 By Tiffany Vu

This Washington

Liberal Candidate (and Top Fundraiser) Flounders in 5th

5th District candidate Dean Willard far outraised both his opponents, but finished a distant third.

08/19/2010 By Tiffany Vu

This Washington

Wary of Revenue Forecast, Gov. Warns of More Cuts

Drastic budget cuts have been temporarily averted, but could still happen if the state doesn't pull in more money soon. Governor Gregoire tells state agencies to prepare themselves.

08/12/2010 By Tiffany Vu

This Washington

Judge Fast-tracks R-71 Signature Case, But Keeps Petitions Sealed

A US District Court judge says that R-71 petition signatures will remain sealed - for now. The case to open them could go to trial as soon as November.

08/11/2010 By Tiffany Vu

This Washington

Video Paints Johnson as a Corporate Crony

Last week a brand-new website called Injustice Johnson put out a video hitting Supreme Court Justice Jim Johnson for taking big money from corporations and special interest groups.

07/28/2010 By Tiffany Vu

PubliCalendar

Hey Civic Nerds! It's Time to Rant About Transportation!

Be a good citizen and check out the PubliCalendar for your daily dose of community events.

07/22/2010 By Tiffany Vu

News

On Other Blogs Today

The P-I has a scoop on Gregoire's secretive fundraisers and Seattle Transit Blog weighs in on the impacts of proposed Metro service cuts.

07/16/2010 By Tiffany Vu

That Washington

McDermott Breaks with Dems, Obama on War. Again.

War is not a partisan issue for dove U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA, 7). And, increasingly, more Democrats in the House are voting with him against President Obama's war.

07/16/2010 By Tiffany Vu