This Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Safe Injection Sites, Police Accountability, and Seattle Hockey

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

12/07/2018 By Anne Dennon

This Washington

State Legislators Plan to Pass Original Revisions to Deadly Force Initiative

"It really does remarkable work of improving our relationships with law enforcement."

12/03/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Orca Whales, Amazon's HQ2, and Gun Laws

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

11/20/2018 By Anne Dennon

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Election Results, Joe Fain, and a Protest to Protect Mueller Investigation

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

11/14/2018 By Anne Dennon

Election 2018

Carbon Fee Initiative Fails

The I-1631 campaign vows to keep fighting the oil industry after Tuesday night results.

11/06/2018 By Jaime Archer

Election 2018

Seattle Met’s Guide to Last-Minute Voting

King County’s November ballot is stacked.

11/02/2018 Edited by Hayat Norimine

Going Green

Questions Answered on the Carbon "Fee" Initiative

What you need to know about I-1631 before you vote.

11/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Going Green

Carbon "Fee" Initiative Is On Its Way to the November Ballot

"We don't have time to wait."

07/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Olympia Dispatch

Judge Says Legislators Violated Constitution in the Way It Passed Deadly Force Initiative

"I got more than I asked for," Eyman said.

04/20/2018 By Hayat Norimine

King County

Superior Court Judge Throws Out Initiative to Ban Injection Sites

The judge ruled Monday afternoon that I-27 "extends beyond the scope of the local initiative."

10/16/2017 By Hayat Norimine

PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks No on I-1351

The class size measure is irresponsible.

11/04/2014 By PubliCola Picks

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Majority Support in Every Demographic Category" for Class Size Initiative

Caffeinated News featuring class-size measure heading to victory and bikeshare comes to Seattle.

10/14/2014 By Morning Fizz

Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: City Union Endorses McGinn, Dispatches from the Chamber, and More.

Extra Fizz: Dispatches from the Chamber and mayoral endorsements.

10/18/2013 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Elway Poll: Eyman Initiative, GMO Labeling Measure Hold Big Leads

In a new survey, an initiative to make signature-gathering easier and a proposal to label genetically modified foods enjoy big leads.

09/10/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Weed

The Pot Czar Is Worried About You

Can Mark Kleiman thwart the rise of Big Cannabis?

07/01/2013 By James Ross Gardner

This Washington

Legislature Should Suspend Unfunded Charter Schools Initiative

Former state legislator Brendan Williams argues that—following the Seattle Times' logic that unfunded initiatives should be suspended—the legislature should overturn the unfunded charter-school measure passed this month.

11/28/2012 By Brendan Williams

Opinion

Charter Schools Will Help Struggling Students

In a guest Cola op-ed, the manager of the Black Education Strategy Roundtable argues that charter schools are public schools.

10/10/2012 By Rosalund Jenkins

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: The Greenest Governor in the Nation

Our daily roundup.

10/08/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

It's the GOP that Pushed Cuts to Public Employee Pensions

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring all the big ballot measures, Rob McKenna, Jay Inslee, and hypocrisy.

10/08/2012 By Morning Fizz

Opinion

Our Public School Kids Deserve Better than I-1240

In a guest op/ed, former state senator Brendan Williams (D-22) calls the charter-school initiative "a social science experiment funded by the 1% that the 99% will ultimately pay for,"

10/03/2012 By Brendan Williams