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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 in […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Announcements, Elections, Party Politics
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