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Urban Politics #165: The Lure Of Biotech Industry Jobs

September 17th, 2003

The City, under the Mayor’s guidance, has set upon a course of attracting biotech industries to Seattle and to the South Lake Union neighborhood in particular. With Seattle’s unemployment rate being one of the highest in the nation for a major urban area, pursuing this industry appears to be a “no-brainer”.

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Urban Politics #120: Swearing In Speech & State Film Office

January 8th, 2002

First of all, I want to thank all of those who voted for me, and I’m grateful that there were a lot. I also want to thank all those citizens who took the time to vote, because it was the responsible thing to do and makes keeps our democracy alive.

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