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Seattle Driving Tax Pay Per Mile

New Seattle Driver Tax Pending – Pay Per Mile

A measure is on the table and is expected to be approved by the Washington State Transportation Commission. In short, this new pilot program (trial) would require drives to get a GPS device installed in their cars. They would then charge drivers per mile for the amount they drove on the public roads. They could start the initial testing of the pilot program in 2016. … [Read More...]

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Seattle Tunnel Project Big Bertha

Seattle Tunnel Project More Troubles

The troubles continue with Big Bertha. We've talked about the issues many times on the Emerald City Journal and really we are just beating a dead horse on this one. … [Read More...]

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Seattle Internet for the homeless

Internet Connection For The Homeless

Seattle council member Kshama Sawant is pushing the need to get Internet access for the homeless. She wants to allowcate $100,000 of Seattle funds to make this … [Read More...]

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Joseph Tacopina

Joseph Tacopina Biography

Attorney Joseph Tacopina was born 4/14/66. He is a criminal defense attorney based in New York. In 1994 he founded his law firm the Law Offices of Joseph Tacopina, P.C. and he is also the chairman of the Bologna Football Club. By the time Joe Tacopina was 42 … [Read More...]

Washington State Parks

State Parks Wanting More Money To Survive

I believe having our state parks in good shape and available for the public is a great thing. I'm sure they have provided many family memories over the years and continue to do so. If you don't know the Governor appointed a task force which makes suggestions … [Read More...]

Seattle Recycle Your Food Or Get Fined

Recycle Your Food Or Get Fined

I've said it a hundreds times before on the Emerald City Journal, the Seattle Council and our government for that matter sits around all day thinking of new ways to tax us "legally". Here is another one they just came up with. First, before I get into my … [Read More...]


Dr. Robi Ludwig

Dr. Robi S Ludwig is a nationally renowned modern psychoanalytically trained psychotherapist, award winning author and a reporter. Being a well-known psychotherapist, she deals with both adults’ and couples’ issues. She is inspiring directing people to find … [Read More...]

Reducing Energy Bills At Home

Reducing Your Energy Bills At Home

Reducing your energy bills is a big issue for many these days. This is especially true because Seattle Utilities and Puget Sound Energy just keeps raising their rates on us. What are we going to do except continue to play their game and pay the increases … [Read More...]

Seattle Police Force Photo

Randy Jokela Back On The Job Writing Pot Tickets

Just a quick follow-up on the article about Randy Jokela who is the top pot ticket writer on the Seattle police force. The police force didn't see the value in having him sit on the sidelines while he was being investigated by the Office of Professional … [Read More...]

Seattle Utility Rates Increasing

Seattle Utility Rates Increasing

It's that time of year. The time of year the Seattle council and utility companies claim poverty or increased inflation to demand rate increases. Now it's a done deal because the Seattle Council just approved the increase on your utility rates. Isn't that … [Read More...]