On Other Blogs Today: Tim Burgess Accuses McGinn's Budget of Being Biased Against the North End.

By Erica C. Barnett October 7, 2010

Third U.S. Congressional District candidate, Democat Denny Heck, isn't so hot on a carbon tax. The Olympian's Political Buzz blog has the story.

The Queen Anne Review was at a neighborhood meeting where city Council member Tim Burgess, who lives in Queen Anne, told residents that Mayor Mike McGinn's budget cuts unfairly target the North End.

The Everett Herald's Jerry Cornfield says negative campaigning  has worked against US Sen. Patty Murray, boosting her GOP challenger, Dino Rossi.

The Tacoma News Tribune's Political Buzz blog says Rossi is using outdated bank-bailout numbers to criticize Murray.

Rossi accuses Murray of kowtowing to big unions; the Spokesman-Review's Spin Control blog says he's off base.

On Crosscut, former state transportation secretary Doug MacDonald says Seattle's debate over whether the city remains a "co-lead." In the deep-bore tunnel comment is a "red herring."

The Auburn Reporter has the story: Sound Transit has some bad news  for Auburn  commuters: Agency shortfalls mean putting off a second Auburn park-and-ride.

The picks up on a press release from King County Executive Dow Constantine: In response to a $60 million county budget shortfall, the union representing 230 wastewater workers has tentatively agreed to forgo cost-of-living-adjustment raises next year to.
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