Posted by Kate Martin on January 20, 2015
Tacoma City Councilman Anders Ibsen will run for a second and final term.
Ibsen, 28, represents Tacoma’s District 1, which includes much of Tacoma’s West and North end neighborhoods.
During his first four-year term, Ibsen pushed to end a 100-percent tax exemption for the city’s two nonprofit hospitals. The council voted to partially repeal the tax break in early 2012. The break was completely eliminated at the end of that year.
Posted by Melissa Santos on January 15, 2015
People have been writing parody rap lyrics about the Washington State Legislature using the #walegRapLyrics hashtag on Twitter.
Posted by Melissa Santos on January 11, 2015
Another year, another group of clichés that political reporters would rather never hear again.
Posted by Kim Bradford on January 8, 2015
Former News Tribune columnist Peter Callaghan made a surprise appearance of sorts this week in his hometown.
Posted by Kate Martin on January 7, 2015
Tacoma resident Keith Blocker announced Wednesday that he intends to seek the Tacoma City Council seat currently held by Lauren Walker. She is term limited this year.
Posted by Melissa Santos on September 26, 2014
State Sen. Steve O’Ban isn’t happy about the news that his opponent, state Rep. Tami Green, is being supported by an environmental PAC backed by California millionaire Tom Steyer. In a Facebook post Friday, the O’Ban campaign said, “It’s quite clear Tami Green has been angling for Steyer’s money.”