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Eyman-Fagan initiative would eliminate many vehicle license fees, including Spokane’s

Washington voters likely will have the chance to eliminate fees that many cities, including Spokane, use to pay for paving and transit projects. With members of a ready-made opposition campaign present, Tim Eyman, along with Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan and his father Jack Fagan, presented the final boxes of signatures for Initiative 976 to the Washington Secretary of State’s Office last week.


City Councilman Breean Beggs to run for city council president

City CouncilmanBreean Beggs has filed to run for city council president, saying he hopes to continue his work on criminal justice reform and help the council and the mayor’s office work work together.


Spokane City Council considers $5.8 million property tax increase for police, firefighters

The city of Spokane may ask voters to approve a $5.8 million increase in property taxes to pay 30 firefighters and hire 20 new police officers in a special election in February.


Early endorsements stack up for mayoral candidates

The two men who have already announced intentions to replace outgoing Mayor David Condon have almost a year before their names might be on the ballot.


Phillip Tyler announces run for Spokane City Council president, says domestic allegations are the past

Phillip Tyler, a prominent community activist who has faced multiple allegations of domestic violence from his ex-wives, announced Tuesday he’s running for Spokane City Council President.



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