One-Sentence Stories

Flaky Amazon, Seattle Weekly, and...President Inslee?

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/01/2019 By Anne Dennon

Morning Fizz

Democrats Demand Accountability from Boeing

State Democrats want to close $60 million in corporate tax breaks.

02/19/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Says It Can't Disclose Recipients of Tax Breaks

Tax breaks and Trump.

12/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Locks in Corporate Tax Exemption, Daugaard Protests, and Blethen Tweets

City to leave a couple million dollars on table in tax revenue.

12/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"It Has Yet to Attract Any Firms."

Caffeinated News featuring tax breaks, tax votes, and council candidates.

12/03/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

An Equal Opportunity Skeptic

Caffeinated News featuring a "die in," a tax break, and a debate.

12/01/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

AWB Rep: "Legislature Should Avoid Establishing Specific Economic Development Metrics to Measure Progress."

Caffeinated News featuring reviewing and clarifying tax breaks.

11/11/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Adults in the Room

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring garbage, Macklemore, loopholes, and emails.

02/26/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: David vs. Goliath

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Boeing comparisons, tax breaks, big oil, and R&D.

01/17/2014 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Tax Exemptions Get Green Light Despite Lack of Goals and Clarity

Latest legislative report on tax preferences highlights millions in unspecified goals.

08/22/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Thank You for Your Consideration of These Requests

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring budget requests, legislative firsts, and emails.

04/15/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Democratic House Budget Goes After $500 Million in Tax Loopholes

Democrats propose closing 15 tax breaks and dedicate $1.3 billion to fund Supreme Court's education mandate.

04/10/2013 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Gov. Inslee Proposes Closing Half a Billion Dollars in Tax Breaks

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH THE REPUBLICAN RESPONSE. Gov. Inslee puts 11 tax preferences on the chopping block.

03/28/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Cost of These Preferences Greatly Exceeds the Estimated Benefits

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring higher ed funding, tax breaks, post-sequester deficits, and recidivism.

03/20/2013 By Morning Fizz


Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed about tax breaks and Republicans.

03/19/2013 By Josh Feit and Carryn Vande Griend

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: These Questions Have Not Been Asked Very Much

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring influential people, tax breaks, and bus routes.

03/19/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Legislative Session: Week 8 Preview

What to watch for this week in Olympia.

03/04/2013 By Niki Reading

This Washington

Bipartisanship at Last. At Least For Tax Breaks.

Facing a $900 million budget shortfall, politicians—Democrats and Republicans alike—are still pitching tax breaks.

02/26/2013 By Josh Feit and Carryn Vande Griend

Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Rob Holland and Tax Breaks for Private Jets

The day's winners and losers.

02/13/2013 By Afternoon Jolt