Index of entries from July 2004
July 29, 2004
Senator Murray's fame as DSCC chair in 2002
by Ron Hebron, 08:18 PM, 2 Comments
Senator Patty Murray failed at her assignment as DSCC chair in 2002. Before the election the Democrats controlled the Senate; after it the Republicans had control. [read more]

So much for sound streetcar policies
by Andy MacDonald, 05:57 PM, 0 Comments
Following closely on Tuesday's decision to restrict streetcar construction to South Lake Union comes a City Council vote to encourage streetcars on South Jackson Street. The extension of the existing line would cost more than the proposed Lake Union line... [read more]

July 28, 2004
Step toward streetcar soundness
by Andy MacDonald, 10:21 PM, 0 Comments
Yesterday the City Council took a step toward a sound policy regarding the proposed South Lake Union streetcar. They approved a "virtual ban on spending city money for the proposed $45 million project." This is a welcome development, especially given... [read more]

Suppression of Dissent in Ashcroft's America?
by Stefan Sharkansky, 10:08 PM, 0 Comments
The Seattle City Council voted this week to suppress dissent: In an effort to save money, the Seattle City Council Monday approved reducing the maximum number of words in this year's city voter pamphlet and pushed for a livelier publication... [read more]

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