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September 22, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Constantine proposes levy for children as he unveils budget plan

King County may ask voters next fall to approve a new levy for early childhood programs and other youth services, County Executive Dow Constantine said Monday while unveiling his budget plan for 2015 and 2016. Investing in children now will save the county money in the long run by reducing future costs associated with incarceration, violence,…

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February 11, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Poll shows support for permanent parks district

Polling conducted on behalf of Seattle parks advocates found that voters support the formation of a Metropolitan Parks District by a 61-percent-to-31-percent margin, good news for some parks leaders who are considering the new taxing source to fund the parks system when the current levy expires this year. The other eight percent said they didn’t…

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