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Cure for insomnia?

Post by David Seago on Sep. 30, 2006 at 6:08 am |
September 30, 2006 6:08 am

If you’re the type that can’t get enough of Tacoma city government at work, here’s good news: Starting today, the city will start archiving audio from meetings of the six City Council standing committees. The TVTacoma website has all the info.

This is where you would go, for example, to see if Councilman Tom Stenger is keeping his promise to be civil. It was his angry tirade against a citizen speaking at a committee meeting in August that led to a formal City Council reprimand for his behavior. Now everything said at those meetings will all be on tape and easy for citizens to access.

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