Morning Jolt

DelBene Slams Republican "Witch-Hunt"

DelBene denounces $800,000 resolution to keep Planned Parenthood investigation going and Murray announces new homeless encampments.

12/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Pro Choice Group Gets Tough with Democrats

With its nuanced legislative report card, NARAL ends era of grade inflation for status quo Democrats.

04/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Election Results in Bellevue and Yakima, Appointments in DC

There was a new district system in Yakima too, and it made history.

11/10/2015 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: A Fearless Sea Captain's Fight For Abortion Rights

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/10/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: Flavors of the IRC

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/09/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Citizens United, Prostitution, and Abortion

A survey of this week's action and nonaction in the state legislature

03/12/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Fighting the Minimum Wage and Fighting Abortion Rights

The day's winners and losers.

06/26/2014 By Afternoon Jolt


Isn't It Weird That ... Abortion Opponents and Parking Proponents

Some weird things we noticed in the Supreme Court and at music clubs.

03/25/2014 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question About Tomorrow's Big SCOTUS Case on Reproductive Rights

One question for the pro-choice advocates at Seattle's Legal Voice.

03/24/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Tragicomic Coincidence

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring Democrats fighting sprawl; Republicans fighting abortion; Democrats against tax loopholes; and wait, Republicans for raising taxes?

02/06/2014 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

State House Democrats Move Reproductive Parity Act Forward (Again)

Seattle Rep. Eileen Cody moves her pro-choice bill through her health care committee. And I come out against football taxes.

01/23/2014 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Pro-Choice Students Meet with Sen. Tom, Press Him on RPA

Planned Parenthood Teen Council members hit Olympia.

01/21/2014 By Josh Feit

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

McGinn Camp Tries in Vain to Change Planned Parenthood's Pro-Murray Script

Supporters of Mayor Mike McGinn accuse Planned Parenthood of misrepresenting his record on choice when making calls on behalf of challenger Ed Murray.

10/31/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Leaving $680 Million in Tax Breaks on the Books

Caffeinated News & Gossip.

08/22/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: An Odd Exchange

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring tenants' rights, abortion rights, and ... the right to speed?

07/10/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Philosophical Gotcha

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring questions about taxes and double standards.

02/04/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Negative Piece of Pie

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: demonizing, undermining, and perplexing.

01/22/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Hobbs, Litzow to Reintroduce Reproductive Parity Act

Republican Steve Litzow joins Democrat Steve Hobbs in reintroducing legislation that would require insurers that cover maternity care to also cover abortions.

01/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Fuse vs. Koster; Inslee vs. McKenna

The day's winners and losers.

11/01/2012 By Afternoon Jolt