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Did city withhold head-tax records?

Aug 24, 2018 - The Seattle Times

Records have emerged showing the Seattle mayor's office and a City Council staffer privately conveyed to individual council members information about where a majority of their colleagues stood on issues related to the repeal of the controversial business head tax before a public meeting on the issue.

Those records include text exchanges between Deputy Mayor Shefali Ranganathan and Councilmember Rob Johnson two days before the June 12 vote, and a tally sheet of council members' positions fo...