Tag: King County

12.06.12 Your Morning Buzz

Gregoire signs Washington gay marriage law Updated: King County has officially issued more than 300 marriage licenses as of 6:45am. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M31ZVUSr3Pg&w=560&h=315]   Next ELGL Forum: Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director January 15, 2013 (note the date change), 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218 11:45 am – Forum; 1:00 pm – Tour of Port of … Continued

11.10.12 Your Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljN511Ffrdg&w=560&h=315] Trending Mayor Sam Adams proposes new tax to pay for Portland police reforms – Portland Mayor Sam Adams wants to use a new tax on phone companies to pay for police reforms demanded by the federal Justice Department. Customers who get their land-line phone service from CenturyLink or Frontier, for example, could see their monthly bills rise … Continued

A Tale of Two Budgets

Seattle upbeat; county struggles By Keith Ervin and Bob Young, The Seattle Times The 2013 general-fund budget proposed by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is more than 3 percent higher than this year’s budget, while King County Executive Dow Constantine’s budget represents less than a 1 percent increase. Seattle, buoyed by economic growth and a voter-approved library levy, could … Continued

05.15.12 Afternoon Delight

 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htIfnDiZa80&w=420&h=315] Rewind RSVP for ELGL Conversation with Gov. Gregoire RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company 05.11.12 Knope of the Week 05.15.12 Morning Buzz How Do You Communicate? Nominate the Next Public Official of the Year Job Posting: City of Bend Participate RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company – Did you know Umpqua Bank was named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the … Continued

12/6/11 – The Morning Buzz

Upcoming ELGL Events Thursday, December 8: ELGL Holiday Happy Hour 5:00 – 9:00 pm @ Lucky Lab Public House in Multnomah Village Organizer: Jordan Wheeler, Assistant to the City Manager, Lake Oswego Wednesday, December 14: Lunch Forum with Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown 11:45 am @ West Linn Public Library Community Room, 1595 Burns Street … Continued

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