Tacoma’s Link Light Rail could get a $75 million boost, if Congress approves. The $165 million project would bring light rail through Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood.
State Rep. Jesse Young has proposed a bill that could redirect $9 million to pay down bridge debt, which he says would eliminate the need for a toll increase in July. The bill passed out of the House transportation committee 24-1 Thursday.
Some state lawmakers routinely take reimbursements for trips home from the Capitol. They don’t have to explain the purpose of the trips.
School board votes to recognize the 79-year-old educator and volunteer by putting his name on the Re-Engagement Center, on the edge of downtown.
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