This Washington

State Could Create Its Own Bank

State Democrats propose the creation of a state bank.

01/16/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

House Speaker Chopp: Open to Suspending 2/3 Rule Again

On KUOW, House speaker Frank Chopp indicates he'd be open to suspending the two-thirds rule to raise taxes in the upcoming legislative session.

09/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

State Rep: Overruns Provision Would Have Died if Chopp Hadn't Pushed It

Conventional wisdom that tunnel legislation wouldn't have passed without Frank Chopp's language putting Seattle on the hook for cost overruns is wrong, a house transportation leader says.

07/22/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Overruns Provision Was "All Chopp," State Legislators Say

In a cheesy political move, Speaker of the House Frank Chopp suddenly says overruns provision wasn't his. State legislators beg to differ. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM STATE SEN. ED MURRAY, THE AUTHOR OF THE TUNNEL BILL ON THE SENATE SIDE

07/21/2010 By Erica C. Barnett


A General F You

02/19/2010 By Chris Kissel

Morning Fizz

The Future of Mann

01/14/2010 By Morning Fizz


Election Results

03/20/2009 By Josh Feit


Political Chicken

03/19/2009 By Josh Feit


Hopeful and Hopeless.

03/18/2009 By Josh Feit