Morning Fizz

In Nod to Black Lives Matter, Controversial North Precinct Police Station Taken Off Table in New Budget

Mayor and North Seattle council member Juarez still committed to new station, but agree to further scrutiny.

09/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray May Go with First Veto if Council Passes Encampment Legislation

New reports on homelessness fuel debate between mayor and council.

09/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Uber Ordinance Doesn't Meet Labor Law Standards

For-hire driver legislation isn't inclusive enough when it comes to who qualifies as legit union member.

09/05/2016 By Ronald Meisburg

Morning Fizz

Obscure Hearing Could Determine Major Seattle Housing Issue

The Queen Anne Community Council challenges city's backyard cottage proposal.

09/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Editorial

Mayor Ed Murray: It's Time for a Long-Term Plan to Address Homelessness

New director of Homelessness will coordinate city departments, service providers, non profits in comprehensive strategy that measures how many people we are ultimately getting into homes.

08/25/2016 By Ed Murray

Morning Fizz

Homeless Advocates Appeal to Council to Stop Mayor's Sweeps, Bagshaw Receptive to Proposal

Bagshaw says sweeps are making things worse, says she's working with mayor and advocates, and that she has council support.

08/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Mayor Murray Holds First Reelection Campaign Fundraiser

With five council members endorsing already, Murray raises $25,000.

08/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Herbold to Amend Murray's Affordable Housing Grand Bargain Today with Displacement Amendment

Tweaking the grand bargain, counting buses, and delaying Uber legislation.

08/02/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Deputy Mayor Joncas Gets New Job Description in Latest Murray Office Shuffle

FAS director stepping into mayor's office to take on oversight of city departments.

07/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Email to City Council Accuses Mayor and Neighborhood Director of "Falsified" Report on District Councils

Georgetown leader says Murray and Nyland are misleading the council about district councils.

07/27/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Editorial

Denouncing Mayor's Call for Broader Community Outreach, Seattle Times Defends "Tradition" and White Privilege

Times says marginalized communities simply "chose" not to get involved.

07/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

District Councils Meet in West Seattle to Denounce Mayor's Decision

District Council members say mayor's decision end relationship with neighborhood groups is unfair.

07/21/2016 By Spencer Ricks

Morning Fizz

Seattle City Light Cuts Back Solar Power Incentive

Solar program is a victim of its own success, Airbnb hosts may be victims of over regulation, and neighborhood district councils say they're victims of Murray attack.

07/20/2016 By Josh Feit and Spencer Ricks

Morning Fizz

District Council Sends Out SOS

District council sends "open invitation" to begin organizing against Murray plan.

07/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray's Executive Order Challenges Traditional Neighborhood Council Model

A year after failing to challenge Seattle's single-family zone status quo, Murray tries a different approach.

07/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Plastic Bag Ban Noncompliance, District Councils Not Working

A radical change at the department of neighborhoods, disappointing stats on the plastic bag ban, and big business all in on ST3.

07/13/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Surprise Testimony at City Hall: Please Tax Us

Airbnb hosts tell council to tax them rather than regulating them out of business.

06/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Pedestrian Chronicles

Money from Parking Garage Should Go to Pedestrian Investments

City's rosy spin on parking garage downplays ill-advised choice to subsidize parking.

06/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

A Real Civic Square

Saving city hall's front yard, building in your backyard, and running for Congress.

05/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Feminist Celebrity Contribution

Campaign contributions and timely condemnations.

05/05/2016 By Josh Feit