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Sneak Peek: New City of Tacoma Website76,4446/5/2013 8:52am
by cisserosmiley
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President Obama cleans up Wall Street...or did he?466,2551/23/2013 8:05pm
by low bar
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Tacoma city councilman arrested ! 3,2941/21/2013 12:08pm
by JesseHillFan
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City Council New Year's Resolutions297,1361/3/2013 7:36am
by NineInchNachos
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Is heart disease on the list of Tacoma city priorities?426,27012/31/2012 12:31pm
by JesseHillFan
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A socialist answer to solve Tacoma's transportation issues 2,94212/9/2012 3:44pm
by JesseHillFan
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$397M City Budget includes increased taxes, service cuts and...you guessed it RAISES for city employees!43,82312/5/2012 8:59am
by The Jinxmedic
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Why the City of Tacoma should purchase a fleet of Renault Twizy's over the current Nissan LEAF's64,07412/3/2012 3:21am
by JesseHillFan
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Tacoma rolls out red carpet for....low wage businesses 715,89211/19/2012 9:58am
by Mofo from the Hood
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TV12 CityLine "The Mayors" Episiode33,8809/22/2012 9:11am
by Jesse
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Tacoma's Canopy Initiative encounters new stumbling block.12310,0969/10/2012 4:26pm
by low bar
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City Council poised to make another Billboard MISTAKE this week! Click for details153,6268/16/2012 7:19am
by KevinFreitas
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What is Tacoma's Number 1 Priority? Result may surprise you 1,1967/28/2012 5:57am
by fredo
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City of Tacoma adopts "enlightened" hiring policies. What do you think? 112,2377/19/2012 11:20am
by Non Sequitur
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Kooky Kouncil Konfirmed203,4757/13/2012 12:27pm
by Non Sequitur
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Further downgrades to Tacoma Bond Ratings...will council cut city spending or NOT? 51,4227/9/2012 6:24pm
by cisserosmiley
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Sunday morning poll. Subject: missing city funds CLICK TO PARTICIPATE51,4935/6/2012 1:56pm
by fredo
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Japanese Reconciliation Park...how much longer must we wait? 202,7514/5/2012 9:16pm
by L.S.Erhardt
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The progressive's conundrum...part 1152,7593/27/2012 8:56pm
by fredo
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Tacoma School District budget calculator....useful tool or political hoax?19123/22/2012 10:13am
by fredo
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MIA Anders Ibsen: Tacoma's Champion of Affordability3110,0044/2/2012 8:36am
by fredo
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CM Broadnax SEZ "Non-Conforming Billboards can stay up!"555,3323/13/2012 11:03am
by NineInchNachos
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City broke...but plenty of money to fund $427,000 in ORCA cards.674,6353/2/2012 10:15pm
by cisserosmiley
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$40M Property tax levy to upgrade aquarium... yes or no?443,8882/29/2012 2:09pm
by Non Sequitur
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MLK branch library for sale...what's the best re-use?172,1762/6/2012 10:02pm
by L.S.Erhardt
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Time to reopen MLK library?91,8451/16/2012 1:16pm
by low bar
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Tacoma General Obligation Bonds downgraded...council pet projects not downgraded71,7201/14/2012 11:06pm
by Non Sequitur
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City can't afford to staff it's police department, but plenty of money for... 1,1281/10/2012 7:25am
by fredo
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MLK Day fast approaching...time for consideration (Click to view)463,7951/10/2012 6:36pm
by tacoma1
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Can you say awkward?51,5711/3/2012 10:05am
by tacoma1
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Preservation of the middle class...the taxpayers job?9412,4902/13/2012 12:27pm
by NineInchNachos
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Time to lower property tax rates in Tacoma?1306,15812/30/2011 12:44pm
by fredo
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What would you cut to achieve $31M savings at city hall?974,74712/7/2011 9:28pm
by fredo
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Tacoma Finances in disarray...but for Electricians it's a Happy Day. Click to read162,54811/30/2011 4:02pm
by The Jinxmedic
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Tacoma paycuts for union workers inevitable. Click to read.21,24711/17/2011 6:48am
by fredo
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for which do I vote city council102,39610/27/2011 5:14pm
by tacoma1
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Close your bank accounts112,32710/26/2011 9:46am
by KevinFreitas
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City of Tacoma violating it's own policy 1,08010/23/2011 4:32pm
by fredo
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City of Tacoma violating it's own policy213,59910/25/2011 1:58pm
by low bar
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Reconciliation Phase II: The Reparations42,12110/3/2013 9:53pm
by fredo
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Mayor Strickland...TEAR DOWN THIS FENCE4319,95210/18/2011 10:26pm
by fredo
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Will flash mob violence come to Tacoma?1218,6158/15/2011 12:38pm
by The Jinxmedic
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Time to restore confidence in city hall 1,0667/23/2011 8:39am
by fredo
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Sound Transit...Is Tacoma Getting It's Fair Share?755,8545/27/2011 4:38pm
by Jesse
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Recession not causing any problems at city hall...51,6575/11/2011 9:58am
by fredo
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Are Strickland and the city council losing focus?1214,2778/2/2011 12:29am
by scout
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Who Should Replace Eric Anderson?7117,8997/12/2011 9:45pm
by Erik
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Beware of Chinese bearing gifts.61,7503/13/2011 10:24pm
by NineInchNachos
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Has National Public Radio been hijacked...by idiots?814,7733/17/2011 4:02pm
by NineInchNachos
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Strickland administration comes under fire again....163,4333/11/2011 5:54am
by fredo
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Does Seattle School Scandal signal the end of affirmative action?194,5073/6/2011 10:53pm
by Maria
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Tea Party platform now driving Washington State Democratic agenda152,9033/3/2011 11:13am
by Mofo from the Hood
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Potholes everywhere...thank the Lord we still have public funds available for...305,07210/22/2011 10:58pm
by low bar
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Not enough money to keep our schools open, not enough money to keep transit operating...BUT193,9892/27/2011 6:15pm
by Jesse
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Who will pay to maintain the TING?734,6696/21/2011 11:19am
by cisserosmiley
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Hotel Murano finds use for Bicentennial Pavilion that Tacoma couldn't21,8022/16/2011 7:59am
by Mofo from the Hood
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Tacoma School District cut-backs and closures?255,0381/25/2011 10:01pm
by jenyum
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Pierce County Ferry district...how much would you be willing to pay?335,0741/16/2011 3:04pm
by fredo
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History Museum...an institution worth saving?414,1281/5/2011 8:44am
by captiveyak
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Nepotism at City Hall...could it happen here?2612,1521/11/2011 11:24am
by AngelaJossy
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Public transit's embarrasing display.1510,87712/29/2010 11:18pm
by Crenshaw Sepulveda
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City is broke...but plenty of money for: (part 1 in a series)213,95212/1/2010 11:44am
by fredo
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Should Tacoma Public Schools pay bonuses to teachers with advanced degrees?62,70911/22/2010 7:05am
by fredo
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What Washington State service can you live without?574,21211/29/2010 11:39am
by fredo
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Should Tacoma consider a name change?153,26111/15/2010 10:39am
by fredo
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What happens when your city can no longer afford it's libraries...514,28111/12/2010 7:49am
by fredo
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What happens when a School Superintendant can't keep track of his mileage...92,14011/8/2010 9:54pm
by NineInchNachos
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What happens when labor unions run your city....213,99210/26/2011 5:36am
by fredo
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The high price of storing things nobody needs...143,2078/19/2010 7:26am
by fredo
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Midyear scorecard...how well did your city council perform?173,5408/2/2010 8:59am
by fredo
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Research ~ New Economy21,4957/3/2010 10:41am
by Altered Chords
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How do you solve a problem like...the Mobility Master Plan?494,4556/11/2010 7:55am
by fredo
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A Memorial Day perspective1004,9096/5/2010 7:42am
by fredo
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An open letter to the Governor and citizens of the State of Arizona694,4726/23/2010 8:02am
by fredo
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More Boycott Backfiring: Arizona Threatens to Cut Off Power to Los Angeles194,2935/20/2010 7:44am
by fredo
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Arizona Boycotting San Diego, Will They Boycott Tacoma Next?173,88310/30/2010 2:06pm
by Crenshaw Sepulveda
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Why does the government hate small business?224,3795/2/2010 11:45am
by KevinFreitas
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Why does the Tacoma Public Library hate poor people?737,0888/1/2010 2:18pm
by jenyum
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It IS a Good Day to ...Live224,8044/27/2010 3:34pm
by Non Sequitur
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Taxpayers spend millions to provide safe schools...students sent home sick.61,8824/18/2010 9:09pm
by Altered Chords
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Tacoma City Council...an alternative viewpoint Pt. 1122,9273/31/2010 2:37pm
by L.S.Erhardt
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Northwest Immigrant Detention Center 1,1672/14/2010 5:17am
by berdww
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City Council Meeting 1/26/1011,2342/2/2010 9:53pm
by fredo
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Spotlight on Tacoma Public Schools 1/10133,0801/22/2010 8:03am
by Mofo from the Hood
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Property tax exemptions...liberalism's unfair advantage?345,9261/19/2010 10:11pm
by seejane
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36 City Council applicants dismissed...without comment183,5801/9/2010 10:28am
by fredo
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Do you enjoy hypotheticals?...part 6784,73711/23/2009 8:15pm
by Crenshaw Sepulveda
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Labor Day 2009: an open discussion42,0299/8/2009 12:01am
by fredo
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Taxpayers furnish transportation...so why are students forced to walk?455,00411/11/2009 12:10pm
by L.S.Erhardt
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How much is enough?21,3717/18/2009 11:01am
by fredo
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Liberation day soon for Robert "The Traveler" Jesse Hill,the city council cringes76,3661/29/2011 5:32pm
by NineInchNachos
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E-Verify...is Tacoma ready for it?31,7265/14/2009 11:18am
by Crenshaw Sepulveda
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A Mother's Day discussion1117,0725/20/2009 7:04pm
by fredo
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Building self esteem195,0735/4/2009 8:51am
by fredo
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Ride Sound Transit...Vacation in Mexico!344,7655/8/2009 8:09am
by fredo
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Is it time to term limit government jobs?21,5493/15/2009 4:12pm
by Urban E
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How will retailers respond to the newly proposed sin taxes?144,4073/15/2009 3:09pm
by Erik
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Newspapers urge citizens to pay more tax...but want loopholes for their business.264,4123/13/2009 10:25pm
by rithean
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Tacoma downtown BIA giving political advice41,9533/11/2009 8:41pm
by Crenshaw Sepulveda
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Should we ban smoking in Tacoma's city parks?52,3143/1/2009 6:58pm
by Erik
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The unemployment problem...finally solved! 1,2122/8/2009 7:01am
by fredo
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The unemployment problem...finally solved! 1,4502/8/2009 6:56am
by fredo
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Vashon commuters tired of floating toilet.22,0092/7/2009 11:38am
by Ed Murrieta
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Strategies for reducing unemployment655,8618/5/2011 6:58pm
by panachronic
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BRAVE Foundation delivering emergency vehicles to Gautemala41,8991/24/2009 8:41am
by fredo
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Pension funding problem at city hall...what do you think?21,3411/21/2009 7:25pm
by fredo
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Metro Parks vandalism...your tax dollars at work.11,3211/6/2009 9:03pm
by NineInchNachos
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Public funding for streetcars to EQC?11,3561/3/2009 9:48am
by tacoma1
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Teacher commits rape...district taxpayers get screwed. 1,35012/20/2008 11:18am
by fredo
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I-5 walls proposed...do you like the idea?41,99712/20/2008 10:02am
by fredo
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Another crisis averted at city hall... 1,30412/14/2008 10:49am
by fredo
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Who's next for a bailout? 1,14612/6/2008 10:47am
by fredo
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Will votes from deceased voters be counted?102,99011/4/2008 12:04am
by fredo
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Sound Transit...time for a fare increase?184,56110/20/2008 2:55pm
by tacoma1
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Council ready to commit...Russell wants to date around.102,94410/17/2008 1:52pm
by Jake
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Misplaced priorities...another day at city hall.103,97910/16/2008 4:17pm
by izenmania
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Tacoma unemployment rate is 6.1%...anybody concerned?307,6594/1/2009 11:44am
by fredo
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Sidewalk repairs...does the city share some responsibility?11,6029/29/2008 9:36am
by Nick
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New utility charge to pay for pothole repairs...what do you think?176,3149/29/2008 5:50pm
by Twisty
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Did your teen find a job?62,2278/30/2009 7am
by L.S.Erhardt
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Tacoma's top paid employees about to get a raise.21,6437/28/2008 11:04pm
by fredo
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Metro parks soil testing...when will it happen?266,5917/19/2008 7:15am
by escaping slave
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Why Independence? 1,1667/4/2008 8:10am
by escaping slave
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Minimum wage laws creating employment nightmare for teens.526,43511/10/2008 8am
by fredo
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New parking garages, wider freeways: Planners, have you listened to Kunstler?12,2616/15/2008 10:31am
by Heather
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How far will Tacoma go to save Davita?95,1695/12/2008 12:09pm
by fredo
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Metro parks...another year going to the dogs134,2366/12/2008 4:22pm
by ensie
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Murry Morgan Bridge maintenance situation. 1,2393/12/2008 11:03pm
by fredo
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Tacoma/Pierce County Crime Warp12,7401/13/2008 11pm
by Erik
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Debates on ABC 1,5561/6/2008 8:55am
by KevinFreitas
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Tell the Pierce County Council to enforce the environmental laws! 1,5449/6/2007 10:10pm
by andrewbacon
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Current primary election results 1,2918/21/2007 11:11pm
by KevinFreitas
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