Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Symbolizing Their Plight

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring student dreams, abortion, and teacher raises.


This Washington

Extra Fizz: Conservatives Block RPA Vote Again.

The Democrats continue to highlight Sen. Rodney Tom's official opposition to pro-choice bill.

04/17/2013 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Sen. Tom Votes Against Ninth Order Motion, RPA and DREAM Act in Peril

Majority Coalition Caucus ignores majority.

04/16/2013 By Josh Feit


A "Ninth Order" is in Order, Senate Democrats Say; Spotlight on Tom and Litzow

Democratic push for DREAM Act and Reproductive Parity Act puts Tom in political hot seat.

04/15/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend

This Washington

Democratic House Passes RPA, Delivering Challenge to Sen. Tom

Democratic house passes major pro-choice bill. Eyes turn to Tom's tightrope walk in the senate.

02/22/2013 By Carryn Vande Griend

The C Is For Crank

GOP Leader Says Reproductive Rights, Guns Are Minor Issues. So What Does He Consider Major Issues?

GOP senate leader Mark Schoesler says reproductive rights and gun-control bills should take a back seat this session to weightier economic issues. The C Is for Crank takes a look at some of his other priorities.

02/15/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Streetcars, Postmarks, the Arena, and Drones

Our daily roundup.

02/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCalendar: Justice for the Jailed and a Homesteading Hoedown

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/07/2013 By Katie Vincent

This Washington

Legislative Session: Week 3 Preview

What to watch for this week in Olympia

01/28/2013 By Niki Reading

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: The Reproductive Parity Act and the Weekly

The day's winners and losers.

01/16/2013 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Hobbs, Litzow to Reintroduce Reproductive Parity Act

Republican Steve Litzow joins Democrat Steve Hobbs in reintroducing legislation that would require insurers that cover maternity care to also cover abortions.

01/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Reproductive Parity Act Falters; Could Go to Ballot

On the last day to get bills out of the state senate, the fate of the reproductive parity bill remains in doubt.

03/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

That Washington

McMorris Rodgers Signs Letter Opposing State Reproductive Parity Act

A Washington State congresswoman signs a letter to Obama blasting a state proposal to require insurers that provide maternity services to also cover abortions.

02/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"I Have a Very Stressful Job"

Friday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

02/23/2012 By Morning Fizz


Monday Jolt: Women & Cars

The day's winners and losers.

02/13/2012 By Josh Feit