Morning Fizz

Hanauer Urges Council to Pass Business Fee

Lefty investor backs dedicated fund to pay for labor enforcement.

11/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Civil Rights Takes Center Stage at City Hall

New council members bring a new agenda to city hall, but does it include transit?

12/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

In Budget Fight with Mayor Murray, Homeless Advocates Want $2.3 Million from Rainy Day Fund: "It's Raining Now!" They Say

Nick Licata in last-minute budget battle to secure emergency money for the homeless.

11/12/2015 By Josh Feit

Election 2014

Election Night Winners & Losers

Caffeinated News featuring: Ed Murray, Nick Hanauer, Microsoft, Unfunded Mandates, and more.

11/05/2014 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Texting, Painting, and Endorsing

Our daily roundup

10/13/2014 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: National Recognition for Mayor Murray on $15, but Not Sawant.

The day's winners and losers.

09/04/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning FIzz

Morning Fizz: "I've Given You Homework."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: the gray pot market, Hanauer's hire, and a council homework assignment.

09/03/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Josh's Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Feature on the $15 Minimum Wage negotiations

A candid look at the behind-the-scenes, political turmoil during Seattle's historic $15 minimum wage negotiations.

07/30/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Hanauer Responds to NRA Lobbyist's Nazi Germany Comparison

Assertion that Jews are wrong to support gun control draws calls for resignation.

07/28/2014 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: School Safety and Spy Safety

Today's picks for civic nerds.

05/27/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: At the Last Minute

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring penultimate fundraising, last-minute budget items, and this week's mailers.

10/29/2013 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

SEIU, Hanauer Start Independent Expenditure Group for Murray

Another independent expenditure group backs Murray in mayor's race.

10/21/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"Hard to Believe Anyone Could Fuck Up a Great Business Like Ours So Fast and So Completely."

Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: the Arena, Rob McKenna, in-kind contributions, and Nick Hanauer.

07/11/2012 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

WEA President Lindquist Fires Back

Part 387 of the ongoing back and forth between WEA President Mary Lindquist and major Democratic donor Nick Hanauer.

02/24/2012 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Seattle Times Opinion Page Weighs in On Hanauer Debate with Dems, Teachers' Union

Seattle Times opinion page writer Lynne Varner thinks Hanauer is right in fight with fellow Democrats.

02/22/2012 By Josh Feit


Democrat Hanauer: On Education, "McKenna Is On the Right Track, We Are Not."

Democratic donor Nick Hanauer responds to the teachers' union on education reform.

02/21/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Teachers' Union President Responds to Hanauer, Trashes McKenna

President's Day Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip: Lindquist responds; anti-gay marriage vandals respond; environmentalists respond; and more.

02/20/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Major Democratic Donor to Meet with McKenna

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

02/14/2012 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

Nick Hanauer: Raise My Taxes

Seattle venture capitalist Nick Hanauer: Tax me, not the middle class.

12/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett