Morning Fizz

Feminist Celebrity Contribution

Campaign contributions and timely condemnations.

05/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

You Say McDermott, I Say McDermott: Pollsters Claim Joe McDermott's Winning Numbers Aren't Sign of Voter Confusion

According to his pollsters, Joe McDermott's lead increases when voters know he's not Jim McDermott.

05/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Jayapal and Walkinshaw in Fundraising Dead Heat in Race for Congress

Progressive candidates both at about $440,000 raised so far.

04/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Lawsuit Against City Raises Issue of Density and Affordable Housing

Developer sues city, no pot in Southeast Seattle, OneAmerica parties, and still no answer from Murray.

04/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

It's Time for Republicans to Get Voting Rights Right

A Democratic response to an undemocratic voting system.

04/08/2016 By Pramila Jayapal and Tina Podlodowski

Morning Fizz

Local 2016 Races Start to Heat Up Too

McDermott camp goes after Jayapal fundraising, Herbold stumps for Macri, and Jayapal goes after racist names.

04/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

King County Labor Council Endorses Jayapal

Democrats agree on everything (almost), Republicans agree with nothing (except tax breaks).

03/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

More Unfinished Business in Olympia as Lawmakers Ignore Carbon Initiative

Carbon costs and endorsement boasts.

03/03/2016 By John Stang

Morning Fizz

State Budget Proposal Earmarks $1 Million to "Clean Up" the Jungle

Money from Olympia, statements from Highline, endorsements from unions, and a regional proposal.

02/26/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle Police Acknowledge "Concerning" and "Consistent" Slower Response to Domestic Violence Calls

Response times to 911 calls, rent control, and Clinton versus Sanders.

01/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Where the Congressional Candidates Stand on the Great Bernie-Hillary Divide

McDermott wannabes fess up on Bernie versus Hillary debate, Sightline jumps in to Murray versus NIMBY debate, and the return of Darcy Burner?

01/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Jayapal to Announce She's Running for Jim McDermott's Seat

The state senator is set to jump in to the U.S. house race.

01/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

New Polling Says Inslee Is Vulnerable, Jayapal Says She's "Seriously Considering" McDermott Seat

Inslee only leads Bryant (who?) by nine points.

01/07/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

State Legislature Gets a C+ on Racial Justice

The best and worst legislators according to social justice group Washington Community Action Network.

12/17/2015 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Women of Color Want to Change Climate Change Activism

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/29/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Morning Fizz

Fundraising Leaders Emerge, 37th District Candidate Forum Canceled

Caffeinated news featuring the latest council candidate fundraising

05/12/2015

Morning Fizz

Hippie vs. Hippie in Seattle; Democrat vs. Democrat in Olympia

Caffeinated news featuring a debate about the environment and a debate about transportation.

02/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

City Won't Back Seattle State Senator's Police Accountability Bill

Mayor won't push for police accountability bill sponsored by former ally

02/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle State Senator, ACLU Call for Tougher Body Cam Guidelines than in SPD Pilot

Caffeinated news featuring competing body cam bills in Olympia.

02/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: GOP State Senator Supports Gas Tax for Transit (In His District)

Anti-tax and transit Republican passes gas tax for transit bill.

02/04/2015 By Josh Feit