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Daily Archives: February 23rd, 2017

Senate Republicans advance new scheme to mess with Sound Transit’s governance

Excerpt: Picking up where Mary Margaret Haugen and Ed Murray once left off, Republicans on the Senate Transportation Committee voted today to advance a bill that would wipe out Sound Transit’s federated board of city and county leadership and replace it with a panel of transportation czars elected from eleven newly drawn transportation districts in King, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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Camp Wellstone returns to Seattle this May — don’t miss this premiere training opportunity!

Excerpt: Camp Wellstone — the signature training offered by the organizing geniuses at Wellstone Action — will be returning to Seattle for the twelfth consecutive year, Executive Director Edith Sargon tells us. The 2017 camp has been scheduled for May 19th-21st, coinciding with the end of Filing Week here in Washington State. It will take place […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Announcements, Elections, Party Politics
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