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Tag: Washington State Convention Center (WSCTC)

Urban Politics #133: Housing Levy Vote

June 20th, 2002

The $59.2 million Housing Levy adopted by the voters in 1995 has provided a major source of funding for affordable housing in the City, particularly for low-income households. The 1995 Housing Levy ends this year. The Council had committed to putting a new Housing Levy measure on the ballot in 2002.

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Urban Politics #3: Successes So Far! (2)

October 20th, 1996

I’m sharing this memo on the freeway park transfer with city council members and some press folks. There are a few reasons for doing this. First if everyone is kept abreast of the same information, hopefully a mentality of “us against them” will not develop. Secondly I hope this open process leads to a shared effort to promote what is best for our city. And lastly, perhaps I’m just too lazy to write three different memos and then check for consistency. So now everyone can read off the same page.

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Urban Politics #1: Successes so far!

September 30th, 1996

Dear Friend, I’m sharing this memo on the freeway park transfer with city council members and some press folks. There are a few reasons for doing this. First if everyone is kept abreast of the same information, hopefully a mentality of “us against them” will not develop. Secondly I hope this open process leads to a shared effort to promote what is best for our city. And lastly, perhaps I’m just too lazy to write three different memos and then check for consistency. So now everyone can read off the same page.

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