Local Government HEADLINES
Midtown Station in Sumner is hosting a Candidates & Community open house so voters can get to know candidates running for mayor and City Council ahead of the Nov. 5 general election.
A third government is poised to oppose Tacomas tax proposition to fix its ailing roads.
On Nov. 5, Roy residents will vote on a proposed one-tenth percent sales tax increase to help fund criminal justice and public safety.
A second city council has voiced opposition to Tacomas Proposition 1, a measure that would raise taxes on utility earnings to pay for street repairs in Tacoma.
The Pierce County Council has approved an ordinance placing limits on the use of aerial surveillance drones.
Pierce Transits board voted unanimously Monday to continue a trolley service after a trial run proved popular this summer and met the agencys ridership and revenue goals.
A controversial proposal to ship coal to Asian markets through a Longview export dock will get an airing this week in Tacoma, the last stop on a statewide tour.
Pierce Transit wants to continue running old-fashioned-looking trolley cars in Gig Harbor in future summers after a trial run that ended in late September proved popular and met the agency's ridership and revenue goals.
A parade of mayors, county officials and the like spotlighted transportation gaps and choke points from Lacey to the north Olympic Peninsula on Wednesday night.
A move to explore a variable tax rate for flood control in Pierce County was shot down Wednesday.
The Edgewood City Council has approved a new utility tax that will increase Police Department staffing, which has dwindled by nearly half over the last four years.
Money from a new countywide flood control tax is expected to be parceled out to projects for the first time this week, with $6.4 million designated for Ortings Calistoga setback levee.
Tacoma City Council members on Tuesday quietly approved a pair of settlement agreements that will pay two former employees a total of $320,000. The votes were unanimous.
The city of Federal Way said Tuesday that for the second time during Mayor Skip Priests re-election campaign it is asking an outside authority to investigate his behavior.
A message about quick weight loss distributed via the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department twitter account Thursday was not sent by the agency, spokeswoman Edie Jeffers said Wednesday.
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