Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Not Part of Its World View

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Books, cats, buses, trees, donations, polls, and amendments.

07/16/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Murray Names New Immigrant and Refugee Office Director

Mayor Ed Murray appoints the HRC's Cuc Vu to head the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs; at a press conference, Vu sounds skeptical of municipal ID proposal.

07/15/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Transportation

City: Murray Doesn't Plan to Cut Sound Transit Rail Study

City staffers say Mayor Ed Murray does not, contrary to a published report, plan to cut funding for a rail study to pay for buses.

07/08/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Pay Close Attention to What the Council Does

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pot, housing, and cars.

07/08/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

New SDOT Director Meets the Press

New SDOT director nominee Scott Kubly faces the press at his first public appearance this morning.

07/02/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Former Chicago Transportation Deputy Reportedly Up for SDOT Gig

Former Chicago transportation department deputy director Scott Kubly is reportedly Mayor Ed Murray's pick to head the Seattle Department of Transportation.

07/01/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Murray: OPA Independence "Not a No-Brainer"

Mayor Ed Murray explains why he wants to take police oversight out of the police department, and the challenges that presents.

06/30/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Great Degree of Influence

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring SDOT, the NRA, and the KCGOP.

06/30/2014 By Morning Fizz

One Question

One Question About the Tunnel for Mayor Ed Murray

One question about the tunnel for Mayor Ed Murray.

06/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: Podlodowski Out at Mayor's Office

The day's winners and losers.

06/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Murray on Tunnel: "We're Going to Have to Look at Alternatives."

Mayor Ed Murray says that if the state and its contractors can't fix the tunnel machine, the city will look at alternatives to the deep-bore tunnel.

06/27/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Much-Deserved Neighborhood Fanfare

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring how we really felt about this week's headlines.

06/27/2014 By Morning Fizz

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Got Questions for Ed?

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/26/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Stating the Obvious

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring affordable housing, Metro funding, affordable artist housing, and a no-brainer.

06/26/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Murray Lays Out "Summer of Safety" Anticrime Initiative

In an unusual (and emotional) speech, Mayor Ed Murray proposes an outline for combating crime in Seattle, especially in the South End.

06/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: We Do Talk To Police

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/25/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring How we really feel about this week's news.

06/20/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Many Justifiably Think This is the Wrong Solution

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring taxis, microhousing, minimum wage, and small-lot development.

06/19/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Murray Set to Lift Cap on Rideshare Companies

Another big compromise and victory for Mayor Ed Murray.

06/16/2014 By Josh Feit