Morning Fizz

"Personalizing This Issue."

Caffeinated news featuring misstatements, statements, and walk outs.

11/26/2014 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Extra Fizz (or Jolt): Mayor Murray's Communications Director Out

Jeff Reading, Murray's comms director, leaving next month.

11/18/2014 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Jolt: Sawant Accelerates $15 Pay for City Workers

The day's winners and losers

11/14/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday Fizz Likes & Dislikes: Council Set to Trump Mayor on City $15

Council set to vote on $15 minimum wage for city employees.

11/14/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"I'm Not Going to Have My People Take Responsibility for That."

Caffeinated News featuring: Education funding ideas? Transportation funding ideas? Police accountability ideas? Anyone?

11/13/2014 By Morning Fizz

Election 2014

Election Night Winners & Losers

Caffeinated News featuring: Ed Murray, Nick Hanauer, Microsoft, Unfunded Mandates, and more.

11/05/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Trust the Mayor? "You All Have to Make That Judgment"

Caffeinated news featuring the city budget

10/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "I Will Not be Concurring."

Caffeinated News featuring the debate over affordable housing and divestment.

10/21/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Discrimination Claim Puts Spotlight on Diversity

43 percent of Murray's appointments and 55 percent of his managers are women.

10/15/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The GOP Appeared to be Supporting Both Candidates Equally, Until...

Caffeinated News featuring lawsuits, donations, and fees.

10/15/2014 By Morning Fizz

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