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Councilmember McDermott wants to replace Congressman McDermott

Councilmember McDermott wants to replace Congressman McDermott

by Jack Mayne King County Councilmember Joe McDermott on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced his candidacy for Washington’s 7th Congressional District, following speculation that he would seek to replace retiring... [Read more]

Joe McDermott Named Chair Of County Council’s Budget Committee

Joe McDermott Named Chair Of County Council’s Budget Committee

King County Councilman Joe McDermott was selected by the King County Council as chairman of the Budget and Fiscal Management Committee. McDermott, whose District 8 includes Burien and North Highline, will... [Read more]

King County Councilman Joe McDermott Highlights Public Health In Burien Talk

King County Councilman Joe McDermott Highlights Public Health In Burien Talk

by Ralph Nichols The Seattle/King County Board of Health is working “to make healthy choices become the easy choices,” King County District 8 Councilman Joe McDermott recently told Burien Lions Club... [Read more]

King County Councilmember Joe McDermott ‘Dismayed’ at Library Board

King County Councilmember Joe McDermott ‘Dismayed’ at Library Board

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a letter written by King County Councilmember Joe McDermott written to the Board of Trustees of the King County Library System, in response to KCLS’ apparent... [Read more]

LETTER: Voters Choose McDermott Over Toledo, But Reject His Platform

LETTER: Voters Choose McDermott Over Toledo, But Reject His Platform

Voters in the King County Council District 8 elected former State Senator Joe McDermott to the Council; while at the same time voting to reverse legislation passed by McDermott during his time as a State... [Read more]

Joe McDermott Says His Experience Makes Him The Best Council Candidate

Joe McDermott Says His Experience Makes Him The Best Council Candidate

by Jack Mayne Joe McDermott says there is a lot more pain in the budget of King County and more cuts are inevitable even if county voters approve a stop-gap increase of .02 percent in the sales tax on... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pics From Tuesday Night’s King County Council Candidates Forum

PHOTOS: Pics From Tuesday Night’s King County Council Candidates Forum

Plenty of photos were taken at Tuesday night’s B-Town Blog King County Council Candidates’ Forum by both Michael Brunk and Nicholas Johnson, and it didn’t take long until Scott Schaefer... [Read more]

UPDATE: County Council Candidates Focus On Differences At B-Town Blog Forum (w/Audio)

UPDATE: County Council Candidates Focus On Differences At B-Town Blog Forum (w/Audio)

Diana Toledo, left, faced off against Joe McDermott in Tuesday night's B-Town Blog Candidates Forum. Photo by Michael Brunk. by Ralph Nichols [REPORTER’S NOTE: Writing on the fast-paced exchanges... [Read more]

Save The Dates: B-Town Blog Sponsoring Two Big Debates Sept. 28 & Oct. 12

Save The Dates: B-Town Blog Sponsoring Two Big Debates Sept. 28 & Oct. 12

The B-Town Blog is proud to announce that we’ll be sponsoring two upcoming Candidate Debates involving a couple of important local races…and YOU! We’ll be posting more information on... [Read more]

UPDATE: Audio/Photos Of Tuesday’s Lively King County Candidates Forum

UPDATE: Audio/Photos Of Tuesday’s Lively King County Candidates Forum

UPDATE 5:45pm 7/21/10: We’ve added Audio, as well as Photos of the event as shot by Michael Brunk, to the bottom of the story: by Ralph Nichols All four candidates for King County Council District... [Read more]

KIRO’s Dave Ross to Moderate B-Town Blog Candidates Forum July 20

KIRO’s Dave Ross to Moderate B-Town Blog Candidates Forum July 20

We at The B-Town Blog are pleased to announce our next Candidates Forum, sure to be as memorable as the one we hosted a couple months back. This one will be Tuesday, July 20, 7pm – 8:45pm in the boardroom... [Read more]

PHOTOS & AUDIO: 34th District Candidates Duke It Out In Burien

PHOTOS & AUDIO: 34th District Candidates Duke It Out In Burien

by Ralph Nichols Candidate filing for this year’s primary and general elections doesn’t begin for another month, but the four hopefuls for state representative from the 34th Legislative District,... [Read more]