Seattle mayor http://kplu.org en Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Who Pays if Tunnel Goes Over Budget? http://kplu.org/post/seattle-mayoral-candidates-who-pays-if-tunnel-goes-over-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What if Seattle gets stuck with cost overruns on the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project?</span></p><p>That question sparked a lively exchange on KING-TV between the two candidates for mayor of Seattle during their first televised debate.</p><p>During the hour long debate sponsored by KING-TV, KIRO-FM and The Seattle Times, Mayor Mike McGinn and Sen. Ed Murray traded jabs on everything from leadership style to police reform.</p><p>But their discussion of the tunnel project raised one of the most interesting questions. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 06:58:51 +0000 Paula Wissel 10377 at http://kplu.org Seattle Mayoral Candidates: Who Pays if Tunnel Goes Over Budget? Minority leaders support McGinn re-election, with emotion http://kplu.org/post/minority-leaders-support-mcginn-re-election-emotion <p></p><p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says he’s seeking a second term, despite the presence of several high-profile, well-funded challengers. He launched his campaign Wednesday with a big group of supporters in south Seattle, at the Filipino Community Center. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 02:28:55 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7527 at http://kplu.org Minority leaders support McGinn re-election, with emotion