PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks No on I-1351

The class size measure is irresponsible.

11/04/2014 By PubliCola Picks

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Trust the Mayor? "You All Have to Make That Judgment"

Caffeinated news featuring the city budget

10/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks Yes on King County Prop 1 and Seattle Prop 1 (and Reject I-1185)

PubliCola picks: Yes on King County and Seattle Props. 1.

10/18/2012 By PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks

Vote for Finkbeiner, Wyman, Watkins, and Ferguson

We urge you to vote for three Republicans and one Democrat.

10/16/2012 By PubliCola Picks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Raymond Bunk for State Senate, District 31.

Of all the challengers to erratic, hot-headed state Sen. Pam Roach, Federal Way police officer Raymond Bunk is the best positioned to displace her.

07/30/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Maralyn Chase for State Senate, District 32

PubliCola picks Maralyn Chase, a flaming liberal who once testified in favor of legislation calling for the impeachment of President George Bush, wants to move up to the state Senate. She will provide a much-needed jolt the Senate Dems caucus.

07/29/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Luis Moscoso for State Rep., Position 2, 1st District

Dialed-in Snohomish County Democratic Party activist Luis Moscoso—in contrast to his Tea Party opponent, Heidi Munson—is a progressive advocate for transit, energy efficiency, and college readiness.

07/29/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Cathy Dahlquist for State Rep District 31, Position 1

PubliCola goes for the Republican candidate in Northeast Pierce County, thanks to her commitment to lead on education reform.

07/29/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Judy Clibborn for State Rep., Position 2, District 41

PubliCola isn't thrilled with state transportation committee chair Judy Clibborn's lackluster record on transportation, but she's the best choice in this less-than-inspiring field of candidates.

07/29/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Joe Fitzgibbon for State Rep. Position 2, District 34

PubliCola strongly endorses Burien policy wonk and environmentalist Joe Fitzgibbon to fill the seat currently held by his mentor, hardworking state Rep. Sharon Nelson.

07/29/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Denny Heck for US Rep., District 3

Former Democratic state legislator Denny Heck's jobs, jobs, jobs message resonates in a swing district—southwest Washington—where unemployment is in the double digits.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Suzan DelBene for US Rep., District 8

Democrat Suzan DelBene—a tech entrepreneur with a liberal agenda—is a better fit for Seattle's Eastside suburbs than incumbent Dave Reichert, who has gained his reputation as a moderate by supporting antagonistic GOP amendments to lefty legislation, then

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Norm Dicks for US Rep, District 6

Sixth District Rep. Norm Dicks isn't PubliCola's favorite member of the Washington State delegation, but he—like Sen. Patty Murray—brings home the bacon for Washington State.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Rick Larsen for US Rep., District 2

Left-leaning moderate incumbent Congressman Rick Larsen is a far better choice for the Second Congressional District than his Tea Party opponent John Koster, who's supported by Sarah Palin and local gay-rights opponent Larry Stickney.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Jay Inslee for US Rep., District 1

Everyone knows US Rep. Jay Inslee is lining up to run for governor in 2012. But we want to keep this progressive mover and shaker in Congress as long as we can.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks

Opinion

PubliCola Picks Charlie Wiggins for State Supreme Court Position 6

Behind Richard Sanders' libertarian streak—for marijuana use, for gun rights, and for strict penalties against officials who violate public disclosure laws—are some standard-issue hard-right positions that contradict his fight for personal freedom.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks