Voter's Guide

What to Know About Seattle's Education Levies

Look out for your February special election ballot. Then vote.

01/30/2019 By Hayat Norimine

What Happens in Olympia

A Guide to Understanding the 66th Legislative Session

From a capital gains tax to action on climate change, these are the bills to watch during the extra long session.

12/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

News Roundup

Charleena Lyles, Government Shutdown, and Health Care

A roundup of three top stories to watch out for this week.

06/26/2017 By Hayat Norimine


PCOs Pick Javier Valdez to Replace Jessyn Farrell

Valdez will fill the vacancy immediately after the King County Council's approval Monday.

06/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Republican State Senator Rejects Parent's Suggestion to Close Tax Breaks and Consider Capital Gains to Fund Education

Republican task force member shuts down funding recommendation.

06/10/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Special Session Begins Today as Legislators Deadlock Over Budget

This year's latest legislative failure sets stage for next year's McCleary meltdown.

03/11/2016 By John Stang

Morning Fizz

Freshman City Council Members Pick Up Key Committee Assignments

Transit nerd Rob Johnson lands plum assignment.

12/21/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

State Representative Ross Hunter's Long Con (In a Good Way)

Hunter's state house legacy: the McCleary verdict.

08/31/2015 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Court Decision Clarifies McCleary

Today's dramatic decision shouldn't come as surprise.

08/13/2015 By David Frockt

Morning Fizz

GOP Budget Doesn't Only Ignore Supreme Court, It Cuts It

Caffeinated news featuring the state budget and city candidates

04/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Back Fence

Meet the McClearys

The person behind the most stunning lawsuit in Washington state history may not be who you expect.

03/11/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Afternoon Jolt

One Pepperoni Pizza Tax Break, Hold the K-12 Funding.

Democrat pitches tax break for local pizza franchisee.

02/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Isn't it Weird That: State Senate Honors Evans

Anti–income tax GOP honors income tax crusader.

01/14/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Jewish Leaders Condemn NRA's "Contemptuous Silence"

Caffeinated News featuring the NRA and K-12 Education

12/10/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Councilmember Kshama Sawant Arrested

Caffeinated news featuring wiggle room and arrests.

11/20/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

TCC Director Rob Johnson to Run for City Council

Caffeinated News featuring: Neighborhood urbanism? Republican urbanism? McCleary funding? and Paseo?!?

11/12/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"I Do, However, Still Have a Favor to Ask of You..."

Caffeinated News featuring Council Districts and Legislative Mandates.

11/10/2014 By Morning Fizz

PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks No on I-1351

The class size measure is irresponsible.

11/04/2014 By PubliCola Picks

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Special Session for Transportation Funding and Not K-12 Funding?

Caffeinated News featuring: Special sessions, Nerdy women, and delinquent campaign finance reporting.

10/16/2014 By Morning Fizz


On Other Blogs Today: Class Size Costs

Our daily roundup.

10/02/2014 By Josh Feit