Tag: Olympia

COUNCIL GOES TO OLYMPIA ON MLK DAY

January 19th, 2012

On MLK Day, January 16th, a group of Councilmembers braved the threatening weather and trekked to Olympia for our first visit of the session.  Led by Council President Sally Clark, Councilmembers Tom Rasmussen, Sally Bagshaw, and I joined our Office of Intergovernmental Relations staff and split up to visit some two dozen legislators to talk […]

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THE “SEATTLE FOR WASHINGTON” STRATEGY

September 21st, 2011

In 2010 the City Council launched a project to change the relationship between Seattle and the rest of the State.  We call this strategy ‘Seattle for Washington’.  Our goal is to reach out to local governments and state legislators around the state to emphasize the importance of Seattle to Washington – and to emphasize that […]

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