Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 23–29

This week: two farm dinners, two booze-and-art collaborations, and a ramen popup for good measure

07/22/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

What Is This, Footloose?

Video: Dozens Shimmy, Shake to Protest State "Dance Tax"

Watch the AP video of Monday's "dance-in" at the capitol building in Olympia.

04/02/2013 By Laura Dannen

What Is This, Footloose?

Down with the Dance Tax? Join the Dance-In

Century Ballroom wants to see you at the capitol in Olympia on April 1. All feet welcome.

03/27/2013 By Laura Dannen

This Washington

Legislative Session: Week Five Preview

What to watch for this week in Olympia.

02/11/2013 By Niki Reading

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Bright Civic Minds and a Rally for Choice

Today's picks for civic nerds.

01/30/2013 By Katie Vincent

Opinion

The Post Gay-Marriage Democratic Party: A Little Lost

The latest Elway Poll shows that voters agree with GOP frame on state government.

01/08/2013 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Xmas Stocking Analysis

What they want for Xmas vs. what they're going to get.

12/21/2012 By Josh Feit

Opinion

The Pottery Barn Rule

State Sen. Murray should turn down the "power sharing" ruse and tell Sen. Tom: "You Broke it, You Own it."

12/13/2012 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: A Win for Revenue?

House Democrats to reestablish finance committee.

11/28/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

One Question

One Question for Sen. Rodney Tom

Why doesn't Democratic Sen. Rodney Tom think the Democrats should govern?

11/15/2012 By Dameon Matule

City

One Question for Ed Murray

A Q&A with the new state senate majority leader, Sen. Ed Murray.

11/14/2012 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Tuesday Jolt: Ed Murray is New Senate Majority Leader

The day's winners and losers.

11/13/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

First Day of Special Session Dominated by Protests

Demonstrators marked the first day of a budget-cutting special legislative session by protesting Gregoire's all-cuts budget and her proposed half-penny sales tax.

11/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Polling Suggests New Approach for Democrats and Social Services

Strong support for SEIU measure suggests a new approach to taxes.

10/13/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Gregoire Shows Off Mediation Chops

Governor Chris Gregoire did a good job ending the Tacoma teacher's strike, but she's shy about using her mediation skills to solve other disputes.

09/22/2011 By Peter Johnson

Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeeper: Sweet Life

A stop-off in the state capital for some girly fun.

08/08/2011 By Caitlin Creel

On Other Blogs

Relaxing Food Cart Rules...In Olympia

The Olympian: City of Olympia considers making it easier for street food vendors to set up shop.

06/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Bartender Road Trip

One Night Only: Seattle Bartenders Jim Romdall and Anu Apte Head to Olympia

If you’re there, head to Swing Wine Bar and say hello.

05/19/2011

This Washington

Three Bills to Watch in the Special Session

Despite the Democratic majorities in both chambers, GOP priorities will dominate the special session. Exhibit A: On the first day of the session today, the senate, once again, passed its debt limit bill.

04/26/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Columbian: Jacks Claims No Misconduct in Resignation

In an exclusive interview with the Vancouver Columbian, former state Rep. Jim Jacks---whose abrupt resignation was the cause of speculation among reporters earlier this year---says he quit the Legislature to get treatment for alcoholism, and committed no

04/25/2011 By Erica C. Barnett