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Category: Mayor’s office
June 5, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Steinbrueck contract: Why trust in government is failing

It is bad enough that Mayor Ed Murray gave a $98,000 contract to a political supporter, former Councilmember Peter Steinbrueck, without competitive bidding [“Key backer of mayor wins $98,000, no-bid city contract,” Local News, June 3]. Worse, however, is that it appears the job was created to give Steinbrueck something to do. Tom Hauger,…


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