News

On Other Blogs Today: Basketball, Guns, and Birth Control

On Other Blogs Today: The arena, parking minimums, guns and the AG's race, light rail, BoltBus, and Obamacare.

07/30/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Weekend Jolt: Seattle Times Calls Cantwell Opponent's Obamacare Claims Off Base

The Seattle Times: "Baumgartner rightly points out that the new law contains many government mandates. But he distorts facts in claiming that it would strip Americans of their choice of doctors and treatments while entrusting treatment choices to bureaucr

04/23/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Fuse Has a Big Day

The day's winners and losers.

03/27/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Liberal Bubble

Monday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

03/26/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Rep. Norm Dicks Won't Seek Reelection

Friday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

03/02/2012 By Morning Fizz

The C is for Crank

Rob McKenna's Free Market Contradiction

Rob McKenna embraces a "market-based" approach to health care. Except when he doesn't.

01/06/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

McKenna, Inslee Spar on Health Care Reform

Gubernatorial rivals Jay Inslee and Rob McKenna square off about health care reform.

01/05/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

The Problem with Private Emergency Rooms

The problem with private emergency rooms, which proliferate elsewhere in the country.

12/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Best of the City

Top Dentists 2012

The 424 best dentists in the Seattle metro area, as selected by their peers.

12/16/2011 Edited by Ariana Dawes

This Washington

Gregoire's Legal Argument Against McKenna

We know Gregoire is against McKenna's lawsuit, but what is her legal argument?

09/06/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Outside Attorney Will Represent Dept. of Natural Resources

Today's big newsmaker, AG McKenna, talks with the press about the health care ruling and the Goldmark ruling.

09/01/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Early-Afternoon Jolt: Kids' Health Care Spared Cuts

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH QUOTES FROM HOUSE BUDGET CHAIR REP. ROSS HUNTER. Some good news in the state budget.

05/26/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

Opinion

The Senate Attack on Children's Health Is Not Reform

Children's Alliance Deputy Director Jon Gould argues that legislators are using the word reform as an excuse to defund children's health care.

05/13/2011 By Jon Gould

Morning Fizz

Both Sides Agree on Cuts

Tuesday Edition: Health care workers fight cuts; legislature allows private transit to access transit lanes; Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith sends a message to the community; and we hype today's ThinkTank.

04/26/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Senate Undoes Commitment to Children's Health Care for All Kids, Advocates Say

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM SEN. KEISER. The senate budget isn't out yet, but a health care bill quietly introduced on Saturday offers a look at what's to come: The budget is going to cut programs for children who are undocumented immigr

04/12/2011 By Josh Feit