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If you were on the Federal Way City Council and had a vote this fall in the 2019-20 city budget, what would be your primary… Continue reading
On the heels of an unpopular vote to increase the utility tax, the City Council had its first public discussion on the 2019-20 budget last… Continue reading
Surprise filings from Hutchison and Kochmar
It was only 93 days between Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Another school shooting and 10 more people including eight children are dead, and… Continue reading
It’s filing week and time to get serious about legislative elections. Who wins this fall will be determined by who bothers to vote. In an… Continue reading
The national homeless crisis has been on Federal Way’s doorstep for at least four years. But there does not appear to be consensus in the… Continue reading
Q. Why did you say that more police are not always the right answer? A. Because crime is down 10 percent from last year and… Continue reading
Federal Way leaders have two new controversies that add to a growing list of problems
The battle over the utility tax may get a little nasty as Mayor Jim Ferrell and some council members are not happy to have opposition… Continue reading
Over the past five years, homelessness has become a significant problem regionally and here in Federal Way. Different cities have chosen different paths to follow… Continue reading
The last month has seen the nation focus on the continuing problem of mass murders at our schools. Parkland, Florida, is the latest example. Here… Continue reading
The tension was high in the City Council chambers at the March 20 meeting as the council considered Mayor Jim Ferrell’s recommendation to pass a… Continue reading
The Feb. 14 murders in Parkland, Florida, and the national movement that has followed on gun control are a product of the 150 other mass… Continue reading
Roegner questions city’s claims about budget shortfall.
Members of Congress have received millions of dollars of campaign donations from the NRA.
Roegner argues cuts or spending delays might be a better answer than a utility rate hike.
When I was growing up, I knew I could count on certain things always remaining the same. The Dodgers would always be in Brooklyn, and… Continue reading
By most accounts, Mayor Jim Ferrell’s State of the City address at the Performing Arts and Event Center went well. However, it was his order… Continue reading
“Money, money, money … Money makes the world go around, the world go around…” or so sing Sally Bowles and the emcee in the 1972… Continue reading
Roegner: This year appears to be a good one for educational interests and women candidates.