Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: New Data Makes Case for Background Checks

The day's winners and losers.

08/22/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: Spokane Surprise, Seattle Schools, and City Hall Repeal

Jayapal talks about education reform, conservative group shows up on rideshare initiative reports, and Republicans nervous in Eastern Washington?

04/16/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Sawant Is Open to Discussions

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED Caffeinated news and gossip featuring the Main Street Alliance and the GOP divide.

04/03/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Teachers are in "Open Revolt"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring teachers in open revolt, homelessness, and small-lot housing.

03/10/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Simultaneous Fiasco

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: devastating cuts, powerful unions, incompetence, and cautious optimism.

02/24/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Floored

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring speeches, failures, victories, and parking meters.

02/19/2014 By Morning Fizz


Capitol Newsmaker, Week 8: Rodney Tom

Every week of the 2013 legislative session, Niki Reading picks the lawmaker who's at the center of the action.

03/08/2013 By Niki Reading

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Vote Count

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring breaking ranks, isolation, accountability, and aPodments.

03/07/2013 By Morning Fizz


Be Careful What You Wish For

Editorial boards that leapt for joy when Republicans took over the state senate aren't getting exactly what they bargained for.

02/26/2013 By Brendan Williams


PubliCalendar: Students First and Rhymes vs. War Crimes

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/19/2013 By Katie Vincent


PubliCalendar: Immigration Reform and an (Urban Parking) Celebrity Sighting

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/18/2013 By Katie Vincent

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Hanford Leaks and Education Reforms

Our daily roundup.

02/15/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


The Myth of Democratic Resistance to K-12 Accountability

Guest columnist Brendan Williams, a former state representative from the 22nd District, argues that Democrats, not Republicans, are the real advocates for education reform.

02/12/2013 By Brendan Williams

Morning Fizz

About to Get Nasty

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Democrats vs. Democrats; Republicans vs. global warming; and Inslee vs. progressive tax policy.

10/10/2012 By Morning Fizz

2012 Election

Contribution of the Day: Ed Reformer Backs Union Favorite in 36th

Former Seattle School Board ed reformers back teachers' union candidate.

07/13/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

New Poll: Inslee Ahead. A Couple of Asterisks, Though.

Monday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/02/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Judging the Candidates (and the Democratic Party) by Their Questionnaires

Darcy Burner and education reform jump off the page of KC Democrats' questionnaires.

03/22/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Budget Blame Game

Friday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

03/09/2012 By Josh Feit


Seattle is Leading on Education Reform

City Council member Tim Burgess: Seattle's Families and Education Levy embraces some of the most fundamental tenets of education reform.

03/05/2012 By Tim Burgess