Afternoon Jolt

Charter Battle Heats Up in Olympia (Between Democrats)

Seattle Democrat Pollet takes anti–charter school stand as Tacoma Democrat Sawyer says they offer a solution.

12/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Gov. Inslee Delivers Populist State of the State Speech

Caffeinated News featuring Gov. Inslee's class conscious State of the State speech.

01/14/2015 By Josh Feit


Anti-Density Group Invites Pollet to Speak

State Rep. Gerry Pollet, who's rumored to be mulling a run for city council, speaks this week to an anti-density group about his legislation requiring notice for single-family infill development.

04/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Poison Pill

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring crime stats, coal legislation, and little known aspects.

04/24/2013 By Morning Fizz


Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about: budget votes, coal votes, and lawsuits.

04/23/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Thank You for Your Consideration of These Requests

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring budget requests, legislative firsts, and emails.

04/15/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Cost of These Preferences Greatly Exceeds the Estimated Benefits

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring higher ed funding, tax breaks, post-sequester deficits, and recidivism.

03/20/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Extra Fizz: Seattle, State Settle Towing Debate

The city of Seattle and the state come to an agreement on towing rates.

03/11/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: To Be Candid

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the streetcar, towing fees, and hot water.

03/05/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: But of Course Peter Steinbrueck Is Here

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring: Republicans push new rules; Steinbrueck breaks the rules; more Sims rumors; towing legislation; and probationary periods.

02/01/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Piling On

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring: Port conflicts, soirees for choice, Microsoft's dirty server farms, and a history lesson for Tim Eyman.

09/24/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

One Question for State Rep. Gerry Pollet

One question about towing for state representative Gerry Pollet.

09/21/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

An Impromptu Vote Over Beers

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: a Port of Seattle study?; a SonicsGate endorsement; towing legislation; and more.

07/31/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Another Factoid About the Proposed Arena Deal

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: arena zoning; arena bonding; and arena financial risks; plus—Steve Hobbs, Suzan DelBene, Gerry Pollet, and Steve Strachan.

07/18/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Capsized Conventional Wisdom

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/19/2012 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Towing Bill Dead for Now Sponsor Says

Rep. Gerry Pollet (D-46, Seattle) is frustrated that talks have stalled over towing bill.

03/02/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz


Monday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

02/13/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Bill Would Limit Towing Fees

North Seattle state Rep. Gerry Pollet has proposed legislation that would limit fees charged by towing companies.

01/12/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Monday Jolt: State Rep. Gerry Pollet

The day's winners and losers.

12/05/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

County Committee Votes to Appoint Pollet to State House

Despite rumors of last-minute lobbying, the King County Council appeared poised this morning to appoint Hanford activist Gerry Pollet to the state senate seat formerly held by Scott White, who died suddenly in October.

12/05/2011 By Erica C. Barnett