NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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Daily Archives: October 7th, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden arrives in Seattle for a two-day set of events in the Pacific Northwest

Excerpt: Dr. Biden is in the Pacific Northwest to tour Bates Technical College in Tacoma, speak at a fundraiser for Senator Patty Murray's reelection campaign, and participate in a Hidden Helpers Coalition Event with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project at the Pacific Science Center.
Written by:Aaron Cahen
Categories:Breaking News, Public Service
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Ideas to streamline permitting for housing in Bellevue have near unanimous support

Excerpt: The most popular of five ideas -- removing unnecessary approvals and make the permitting process more straightforward -- was endorsed by 85% of respondents, with the least popular idea -- lowering permit fees for affordable housing projects -- still got the support of 79% of respondents, or nearly eight in ten. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Policy Topics, Public Planning
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