City Hall

Mayor Murray's Former Press Secretary Claims Discrimination

Mayor Ed Murray responds to a discrimination claim by his former press secretary.

10/14/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Majority Support in Every Demographic Category" for Class Size Initiative

Caffeinated News featuring class-size measure heading to victory and bikeshare comes to Seattle.

10/14/2014 By Morning Fizz

Opinion

The Evolution of Mike O'Brien

Green Mike O'Brien and Blue Ed Murray, supposed political rivals, are meeting in the turquoise middle.

10/08/2014 By Josh Feit

Election 2014

The Next Cutting-Edge Issue? Buses

Should Seattle go it alone?

10/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Power Lines

Prop 1 Could Save King County Metro But Hurt Future Funding

Seattle’s thumbing its nose at Olympia on bus funding by putting Prop 1 on the ballot in November. Will this go-it-alone gambit to preserve transit backfire and ultimately dry up future funding from the state?

10/01/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "We Have a Challenge Ahead of Us in 'To Be Determined' Funding."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pandemonium in High Point, cost overruns on the waterfront, big donations for November, and SPD Chief O'Toole.

09/30/2014 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Jolt: Mayor Murray Housing Task Force Missing Key POV

The day's winners and losers.

09/24/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

Committee Ends Neighborhood Veto on Internet Utility Boxes

In a win for broadband providers, a council committee voted today to end a rule allowing residents to effectively veto new utility boxes on city-owned planting strips.

09/23/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Murray's Budget Proposal

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring more cops, technology, and task forces.

09/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring war money, housing money, and pot money.

09/19/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Report: Tunnel Tops List of "Highway Boondoggles"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring bus spin, classroom size, and tunnel fail.

09/18/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: City Hall Irony of the Day

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Mayor Murray on microhousing, the council on affordable housing, a new candidate, and a SwaPark.

09/17/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Mayor Murray Will Propose Car Sharing Expansion

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring car sharing, linking, and swapping.

09/15/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Mayor Murray Vacant on Microhousing Legislation

Hiding behind Mike O'Brien, Mayor Murray is showing a lack of leadership on aPodments.

09/04/2014 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: National Recognition for Mayor Murray on $15, but Not Sawant.

The day's winners and losers.

09/04/2014 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolts: Preschool, Zoning, and Indigenous Peoples' Day

The day's winners and losers.

09/02/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

The Ultimate 12th Man Guide

How Well Do Our Politicians Really Know the Seahawks?

Civic leaders talk a good game about their love for the Seahawks, but how well do they actually know the home team? We put Nine of them on the spot with this—we think—easy quiz. Here’s how they did.

09/01/2014 Research by Matthew Halverson, Erica C. Barnett, Josh Feit, and Ezra Parter

City

Death on 2nd Tragically Precedes New Protected Bike Lane Project

It's likely today's death would have been avoided just one week from now.

08/29/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The "Present Political Reality Is Colored by a History of Official Discrimination."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring race-baiting, polling, and walking.

08/25/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Separate Signals

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Jolts!, Likes!, and resignations.

08/21/2014 By Morning Fizz