One Question

One Question About Tim Burgess

How critical was Burgess' role on the 8-1 paid sick leave vote?

12/13/2012 By Dameon Matule

Morning Fizz

Think of It This Way

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Inslee's growing lead; Benton's new lead; McDermott's amendment; and Licata's skepticism.

11/09/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council Approves Sonics Arena; Licata and Conlin Vote No, Port Raises Concerns

The city council passes arena legislation; the Port (and two council members) dissent.

09/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

One Question for State Rep. Gerry Pollet

One question about towing for state representative Gerry Pollet.

09/21/2012 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Nick Licata, Longtime Yesler Terrace Dissident, Gives Thumbs Up

Longtime Yesler Terrace redevelopment skeptic Nick Licata endorses the project, schools opponents.

09/04/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Housing Authority Will Have to Compete for Funds Under Yesler Terrace Deal

Seattle Housing Authority agrees to new terms that require it to compete for funds from the city's housing levy.

08/16/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Emails About Peter Steinbrueck

Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: emails, votes, protests, and legislation.

07/30/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Apartment Owners Use Housing Inspection Law in Fundraising Pitch

Want to prevent mandatory rental inspections? Contribute to us, the Rental Housing Association says.

05/03/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

That Line of Reasoning

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/26/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Narcissist

Monday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/16/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Licata Proposes Universal Rental-Housing Inspection

City Council member and housing advocate Nick Licata proposes phasing in universal rental-housing inspections over ten years. Image via Nick Licata on Flickr.

03/28/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Effort to Limit City's Support for Tent Cities to Churches Fails

A proposed amendment that would say the city supports tent cities only at religious institutions fails to pass. Image via

03/28/2012 By Josh Feit


City Pushes for Changes to Stadium Law

City seeks to tax Husky games at CenturyLink Stadium while the team's home stadium is out of commission.

02/06/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Licata Proposes Limiting Heights at Roosevelt Station

City council member Nick Licata proposes an amendment to the long-planned Roosevelt light rail station upzone to limit heights on three blocks adjacent to Roosevelt High School.

12/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Amendment Could Scuttle Roosevelt Development Proposal

A last-minute amendment could scuttle a proposal to increase heights on three blighted blocks near Roosevelt High School---part of an area-wide rezone to promote transit-oriented development near the Roosevelt light rail station.

12/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Tenants' Union: Rental Inspection Proposal Caters to Landlords

Tenant advocates are unhappy with a rental housing inspection proposal that, they say, does little to improve on the current system.

12/08/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Rental Housing Inspection Program Could be Watered Down

The city council considers a watered-down rental housing inspection program.

12/01/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Latest Pro-Occupy Resolution Includes Possible City Income Tax, Restrictions on Contractors

The latest version of city council member Nick Licata's resolution supporting the Occupy Seattle/Occupy Wall Street movement commits the city to reviewing its banking practices, considering new restrictions on city contractors, and possibly asking the sta

10/20/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Licata Wants City to Look Into Its Own Banking Practices

In response to Occupy Seattle protests, city council member Licata wants the city to look more closely at its banking policies.

10/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Occupy Seattle Demonstrators May Move to City Hall Plaza

The City Council wants the Occupy Seattle protesters to come over to their house for a "protest sleepover."

10/06/2011 By Peter Johnson