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Should taxpayers pay for KeyArena upgrades?

April 28th, 2009 by Miss Kitty

Jill Arnow of the Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce was quoted in the Seattle PI when asked her opinion about whether the Washington State legislature

should take up a discussion regarding Senate Bill 6116.  This bill would extend the funding generated by existing taxes on hotel and restaurants that now goes towards the funding of Safeco Field to the arts and heritage programs, youth sports activities, publicly-owned stadiums, and more.

“We’re still hoping,” she said. “It’s important to my neighborhood, so we’re going to see what we can do.”

This year’s session in Olympia was extremely challenging. ¬†Read more about the pro’s and con’s of continuing the KeyArena discussion by going to the Seattle PI.

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