State owes Everett, its mayor, transparency on homeless plans

As former mayor of Everett, I understand the unique challenges our city faces and the sometimes disproportionately greater burden that we are asked...

November 15, 2022
3:50 AM

As former mayor of Everett, I understand the unique challenges our city faces and the sometimes disproportionately greater burden that we are asked to bear in addressing issues that extend beyond our city limits. That's why I was particularly disappointed to see the push-back Mayor Cassie Franklin is receiving from the Washington state Department of Transportation and its partner agencies for rightfully asking them to be more transparent and accountable for the additional impact their state clean-ups will bring into the city.