Guest Opinion

Sound Transit Taxing Authority Does Not Poach Education Dollars

The property tax portion of ST3 is not part of the state's education fund.

08/16/2016 By Joe Fitzgibbon

Morning Fizz

Inslee Blinks, Transportation Deal Includes "Poison Pill" on Fuel Standards in Exchange for Full Light Rail Authorization

Will a Green Tea coalition stall the transportation package? And will Sound Transit have to foot the GOP sales tax bill?

06/29/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Poll: Voters Support Carbon Tax

Elway Poll shows 70 percent OK with carbon tax.

01/08/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A New Scapegoat

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring commutes, comments, and cuts.

02/26/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Democrats Highlight Republican Absence at McCleary Briefing

Democrats make a point of GOP absence at final task force vote.

02/12/2013 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Jolt: Gas Taxes and Oil Prices

Transit advocates get unclear mandate, Cantwell gets mad.

11/30/2012 By Afternoon Jolt


Times Sent Letter Urging Elected Officials to Advertise

The Seattle Times sent a letter to elected officials urging them to advertise—and maligning political consultants as "a stubborn bunch" who aren't smart enough to advertise in the Times.

10/25/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks Jessyn Farrell

Go with the green in the 46th.

10/17/2012 By PubliCola Picks

Morning Fizz

Reinstate Limits on Care and Eliminate Guaranteed Coverage

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

05/03/2012 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

State Republicans Oppose Repealing Sedition Law

State Republicans oppose repealing a '50s-era sedition law.

01/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Grover Norquist Loves Plastic Bags

A high-profile conservative opponent emerges in the effort to ban plastic bags.

01/12/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Fitzgibbon To Try Again for Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Burien state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbons tries again for a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Image via Santa Monica Mirror.

01/10/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"I Don't Answer to Them."

Friday Edition: Caffeinated News and Gossip starring Mike McGinn, Jean Godden, Joe Fitzgibbon, Steve Hobbs, and Joel Connelly. Sorry for the latest Morning Fizz ever.

08/26/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

The Freshman Class: Joe Fitzgibbon

Grading this year's freshman class.

04/06/2011 By Andrew Calkins


PubliCola No-Brainer Endorsement #30: Joe Fitzgibbon

Last week, we published 27 "No-Brainer" endorsements for the November 2 election. We realized, though, before we study up and make the rest of our endorsements, there are still a few more obvious picks on the ballot.

10/07/2010 By PublicolaPicks

This Washington

34th District: The Money Race, Fitzgibbon Ahead in Dollars and Number of Donations

Young policy wonk Joe Fitzgibbon has pulled ahead in the money chase with $22,000 on hand in the runup to the August 17th primary.

08/09/2010 By Josh Feit


PubliCola Picks Joe Fitzgibbon for State Rep. Position 2, District 34

PubliCola strongly endorses Burien policy wonk and environmentalist Joe Fitzgibbon to fill the seat currently held by his mentor, hardworking state Rep. Sharon Nelson.

07/29/2010 By PublicolaPicks


Hugeasscity's Endorsements

Hugeasscity has a simple, time-saving solution for those of you who want to do the right thing for people and the planet, but have the attention span of a fruit fly: Don't vote for anyone or anything endorsed by the Seattle Times.

07/29/2010 By Dan Bertolet


Fitzgibbon's Feminism

Who's the real feminist in the race to replace outgoing state House Rep. Sharon Nelson?

07/08/2010 By Josh Feit

This Washington

34th District State House Candidates Square Off

PubliCola sits down with the four candidates duking it out over the open state House seat in the 34th District. Now on video.

07/01/2010 By Josh Feit