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McGinn's $25,000 Expenditure on Focus Groups Raises More Campaign Questions

New information about focus groups conducted by Mayor Mike McGinn could provide a city commission with fodder for revisiting a complaint originally filed against the anti-tunnel campaign last summer.

09/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Anti-Tunnel Campaign Sues State DOT for Finance Plan

The anti-tunnel campaign sues the state seeking the release of a finance plan for the deep-bore tunnel that they believe includes damning information about gas-tax revenues to fund the tunnel.

08/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Judge to Stay On in Anti-Tunnel Case

King County Superior Court judge Laura Middaugh, the judge assigned to rule on City Attorney Pete Holmes' lawsuit to stop the anti-tunnel referendum, will remain the judge assigned to the case despite allegations that she has a conflict of interest due to

05/06/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Sierra Club Donates More than $12,000 to Anti-Tunnel Campaign, but No Way for Public to Follow the Money

The Sierra Club has contributed nearly a third of the anti-tunnel referendum campaign's contributions. Unfortunately, there's no way to track that money back to the individuals it came from.

04/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Judge Expedites Holmes' Lawsuit Against Tunnel Referendum

A King County Superior Court judge agrees to expedite city attorney Pete Holmes' lawsuit to avert a vote on an anti-tunnel referendum.

04/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Anti-Tunnel Campaign Spent $42,000 Gathering Signatures

The anti-tunnel campaign reports spending more than $42,000 gathering signatures, or more than $2.50 per name.

04/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Anti-Tunnel Measure Has Enough Signatures for Ballot

An anti-tunnel referendum measure has enough signatures to qualify for the August ballot, but still faces a lawsuit from City Attorney Pete Holmes.

04/07/2011 By Erica C. Barnett