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August 26, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Use general fund instead of seeking levy for Seattle police and fire

Here we go again. Blow the general fund on bicycle priorities, art work, and then beg for dollars in levies to fund the basics like police, fire, criminal justice and other infrastructure that are the backbone of what government was intended to be there for. ["Mayor to seek levy to pay for police and fire services," Local News, Aug. 20]

What a misguided system Seattle (and some others) has become.

Rick Eirich, Kirkland

Comments | Topics: Ed Murray, property taxes, Seattle Police Department


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