Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Convention Center Inches Closer in the Legislature

Today in the Washington State Senate Ways & Means Committee had a hearing on draft legislation S-5541.1, which will turn into SB 6889. This legislation is the same as HB 3027 that is getting a fresh amendment to clarify some language in that bill.
This allows the state to keep $57 million dollars the state has taken in the past. Not passing means the state ends up in court and could lose that $57 million dollars.

Senator McDermott is championing this on the Senate side.

Watch this video from time stamp 19 minutes, 30 seconds for the complete background.

Everybody, and their brother is pushing this.
A King County Facilities District would be a very good thing for Seattle, and King County.