Tagged with 'Politics'

Tukwila Councilmember Kathy Hougardy announces re-election campaign

Tukwila Councilmember Kathy Hougardy announces re-election campaign

Tukwila Councilmember Kathy Hougardy announced this week that she will be running for re-election to the Tukwila City Council this year. She was originally elected to office in 2007, and is currently the... [Read more]

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg announces he’ll be seeking re-election in 2019

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg announces he’ll be seeking re-election in 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 5, Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg announced that he will be running for re-election in 2019. Ekberg was elected Tukwila’s 20th mayor in Nov., 2015. Previously he served on the Tukwila... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber has concerns about Inslee’s proposed new budget

Seattle Southside Chamber has concerns about Inslee’s proposed new budget

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently proposed a new, two-year budget that calls for $3.7 billion in new and higher taxes, and also includes a 9 percent capital gains tax, which would take Washington from... [Read more]

Mayor’s statement on ‘Small Business’ Saturday

Mayor’s statement on ‘Small Business’ Saturday

It is ‘Small Business’ Saturday, where we should bring attention and our dollars to local businesses. I feel it is important to shop local. Shopping a local Tukwila business means a portion of the... [Read more]

South King County Candidate Forum will be TONIGHT in Kent

South King County Candidate Forum will be TONIGHT in Kent

Come meet your candidates, hear their stances on issues and voice yours too at APACEvotes’ FIRST EVER South King County Candidate Forum, being held TONIGHT – Friday, Oct. 26, from 5:30 – 8 p.m.! This... [Read more]

Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

From Advertiser Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser: I love the job of being your state Senator in Olympia. As Confucius observed: Do the job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life. What... [Read more]

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

From our sister site I Love Kent: A Candidate Forum for the 33rd District was held at the Kent Chamber of Commerce’s October Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Rep. Mia Gregerson faced off... [Read more]

‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum will be held at Tukwila Village Friday, Sept. 14

‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum will be held at Tukwila Village Friday, Sept. 14

AARP WA will be holding an ‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum for South King County at The Sullivan Center at Tukwila Village on Friday, Sept. 14. The ‘Age Wave’ is both an opportunity... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

By Scott Schaefer King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (May 23) announced a proposal that would change the intended allocation of lodging tax dollars away from the local tourism industry,... [Read more]

VIDEO: City of Tukwila releases Video Voters’ Guide for 2017 General Election

VIDEO: City of Tukwila releases Video Voters’ Guide for 2017 General Election

With ballots for the general election coming in the mail this week, the City of Tukwila released its 2017 Video Voters’ Guide for local candidates. All candidates were invited to participate, but... [Read more]