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TACOMA: Paid parking drove group away

Letter by Virginia Haugen, Auburn / The News Tribune on March 18, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 7 Comments »
March 18, 2011 2:27 pm

About six or seven years ago, I joined a nonprofit organization in Tacoma. I now belong to two. One of those groups had a regular meeting at a coffee shop on Broadway. It’s a great place to meet and greet friends.

We no longer meet in Tacoma because the city now charges for on-street parking on Broadway. Our members were getting ticketed.

Tacoma is a great town, but its elected officials have made the same mistakes governments all over the U.S. are making. Politics is about too many people wanting a piece of the pie. I miss my Saturdays at Tully’s.

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