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August 16, 2011 at 10:17 PM

Mayor Mike McGinn says move ahead with tunnel

Posted by Emily Heffter

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, who ran for office on a platform of stopping the tunnel, has just issued a statement about Tuesday's vote. He said:

"I worked to give the public a direct vote on the tunnel. The public said move ahead with the tunnel, and that's what we're going to do."

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Grace is a quality this Mayor seems to lack. Whether its to thank the volunteers who worked hard in defeat, the ability to work with Council, the...  Posted on August 16, 2011 at 11:21 PM by fred117. Jump to comment
He tweeted his response. Gee, what a profile in courage. Strange, but isn't this what everyone was saying even before he was elected?  Posted on August 16, 2011 at 11:09 PM by Rupert Fugerstone. Jump to comment
Thanks for the passionate pat response Mayor!  Posted on August 16, 2011 at 10:48 PM by seattlechickster. Jump to comment

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