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Tax Proposal Could Be Back on the Voters Ballot
The Yakima City Council voted down a proposal on Tuesday that would have required a super-majority to raise taxes in the city of Yakima. However, City Councilman Bill Lover says it could be back in front of the council later this year. Lover, who backs the proposal says he has heard from some Yakima…
City of Yakima Hires Air Service Planners to Attract Airlines
The Yakima Air Terminal is on the mend says City Manager Tony O'Rourke. The city council tonight is expected to approve a contract with a company called Air Service Planners for air service development at the airport. The company will be in charge of finding more air carriers who want to operat…
Yakima Hires a Lobbyist to Fight for City Interests
The Yakima City Council meets tonight at city hall as it prepares for the upcoming legislative session. For the first time this year the city will have a lobbyist in Olympia hired to fight for specific city interests. Mayor Micah Cawley says the lobbyist, Jim Justin, signed a fifty thousand dollar c…

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