Morning Fizz

Last Minute Tax Breaks in Olympia

Chopp's inconsistent position, pregnant workers' insecure position, and the open position in the 43rd.

03/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

House Speaker Frank Chopp Made Me Do It

Democratic leader stops Democratic amendment, Herbold wants to stop SDOT bike share plan, and transgender candidate is a go for state house.

03/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Republicans Versus Republicans, Democrats Versus Democrats, and Herbold Versus Bike Share?

Republican candidate condemns Trump, house Democrats challenge Chopp, and freshman council members differ on bike share.

02/29/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Chopp Has Amendments to Murray Housing Bill

Chopp only wants tax breaks for affordable housing nonprofits, Republicans want to exclude nonprofits from pregnancy worker fairness act, and Republicans have to dismiss independent investigator for over-the-top email.

02/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Chopp May Block Affordable Housing Bill

Murray housing bill in trouble in Olympia.

02/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Unfazed by GOP Gains

Caffeinated News featuring diversity, the NSA, and leadership.

11/19/2014 By Morning Fizz

Election 2014

What Do the Progressive I-594 Vote and Democratic Losses in the House Have in Common?

Will conservative Democrats be the new power brokers in the state house?

11/06/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Obliviously

Our Friday morning Likes & Dislikes

09/12/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Executed in Front of the Gum Wall

How we really feel about this week.

08/08/2014 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Chopp Gets Big Union Endorsement

The day's winners and losers.

07/15/2014 By Afternoon Jolt


Unions ask City Attorney to Separate Pre-K Funding Measures

Both measures will make the ballot, but will they be in competition?

07/10/2014 By Casey Jaywork

One Question

One Question for House Speaker Frank Chopp

About this whole Socialist Alternative thing...

05/23/2014 By Josh Feit

Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: 37th Endorsements and 43rd Announcements

Extra Fizz on two Seattle legislative districts. Plus, the future of 15Now.

05/20/2014 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

One Question

One Question for This Weekend's Legislative Town Halls

Suggested line of questioning for your state house legislators.

02/20/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Free to Bring Up Those Issues

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring text messages, Whole Foods, diversity, and an olive branch.

12/18/2013 By Morning Fizz


Speaker Chopp Weighs in on Port Controversy

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp asks the Port to review Port CEO Yoshitani's dual role at the Port and on a private shipping company board.

09/05/2012 By Josh Feit


Thursday Jolt: A "Socialist Alternative" for the 43rd

The day's winners and losers.

08/30/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Socialism, Taxes, and Transit

Our daily roundup.

08/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

AWB to Chopp: We're Watching You

The state business lobby sends Democratic leadership a stern letter as a batch of liberal bills took center stage today.

02/29/2012 By Josh Feit