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February 26, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Albro proposes salary boost for Port of Seattle commissioners

Port of Seattle Commission President Tom Albro announced today his proposal to give port commissioners a $35,000 raise — from $6,000 a year to the annual salary paid to state legislators, a little more than $42,000 a year. Just to show he’s not trying to get rich, Albro said he will waive the salary for himself,…


Comments | More in homepage, Politics Northwest, Port Commission | Topics: Bill Bryant, Seattle Port Commission, Tom Albro

January 30, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Former City Council member Jan Drago to run for Port Commission

Former City Council member Jan Drago is re-entering public life, again, with a run for the Seattle Port Commission. Drago submitted an application to be appointed to the seat Gael Tarleton vacates this month. Tarleton is stepping down because she was elected to the state Legislature. The seat will be up for election in 2013,…


Comments | More in Politics Northwest | Topics: Jan Drago, Seattle Port Commission, Vicki Orrico

January 8, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Port Commissioner John Creighton will seek re-election

Port of Seattle Commissioner John Creighton said today he will seek re-election this year. He’s been on the commission since 2006 and served as president in 2007 and 2008. He ran unopposed in 2009. He said in a news release he will campaign on his leadership helping the port grow sustainably, particularly its cruise operations. He…


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November 13, 2012 at 5:17 PM

Port commissioner Tarleton to step down to serve in statehouse

Seattle Port Commissioner Gael Tarleton announced today she plans to resign her position to serve as newly elected state representative in Seattle’s 36th District. Tarleton, the port commission’s president, won a hard-fought campaign against Noel Frame last week. Tarleton, who was first elected in 2007, was a leading voice this summer’s controversy over Port…


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