The Arena and the Election: There's No Denying It, Winner McGinn

Sorry McGinn haters, but the stadium is a definite win for McGinn.

02/20/2013 By Josh Feit


Good Economic News

The day's winners & losers.

04/23/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

Late-Afternoon Fizz: Arena Announcement Expected Today

The mayor's office is expected to announce a deal to build a new basketball arena in SoDo tomorrow, sources say.

02/15/2012 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

The Hill: McGinn, Other Mayors Urge Congress to Raise Debt Ceiling

The Hill: Mayor Mike McGinn warns Congress about the consequences of failing to raise the debt ceiling.

07/25/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Seattlecrime.com: NOW Joins McGinn's Anti-Trafficking Crusade

SeattleCrime.com: The Hollywood chapter of NOW praises Mayor Mike McGinn's crusade against child sex trafficking through ads on the Seattle Weekly's backpage.com.

07/22/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

As Has Been Widely Predicted

Morning Fizz: Inslee for governor, Inslee against gays?, Bobby Forch on police accountability, and allowing more density.

06/24/2011 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

State of the Tunnel?

Will Mayor Mike McGinn be able to resist talking about the tunnel at today's State of the Valley speech?

06/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Photo of the Day

They hate McGinn, and they've got the posters to prove it.

05/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

KOMO Employee Involved in Anti-McGinn Recall Group

A KOMO cameraman and member of an anti-McGinn group offers to work his influence to "get the word out" about the effort in the press.

05/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Controversial Bike Lobbyist Hiller Resigns to Take Job with McGinn

Controversial Cascade Bicycle Club lobbyist David Hiller has resigned to take a job with Mayor Mike McGinn.

05/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


City: McGinn Seawall Cost Estimate Was Far Too Low

New cost estimates for replacing the downtown seawall predict the project will be far more expensive than the city's original estimates.

05/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Council Suggests Alternatives to Sunny Jim Homeless Encampment

A skeptical city council suggests alternatives to the mayor's proposal to locate a tent city on industrial land in Georgetown.

04/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Parks Maintenance Funding "Urgent," Parks Patrons Say

Seattle parks users overwhelmingly cite maintenance as an "urgent" need. Unfortunately, the parks levy voters approved in 2008 doesn't include any maintenance money.

04/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


City Council Members Support Tunnel Lawsuit, Call McGinn's Focus on Tunnel "A Distraction"

On KUOW, three city council members accuse Mayor Mike McGinn of harming the city's relationship with the state, defend a city lawsuit to stop the anti-tunnel referendum, and dismiss concerns about the impact tolling the tunnel will have on city streets.

04/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

A La Sarah Palin

Monday: The tunnel debate makes the NYT; Republican state Rep. makes the case for a revenue increase; pot makes you hungry; Rep. Ross Hunter makes GOP mad; and voters make noise at opening day.

04/10/2011 By Morning Fizz