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Chelan Mayor Bob Goedde spent some time in Olympia last week to meet 12th District Representatives. He called it a worthwhile trip, learning some things he didn't know while getting the city's point across on several important issues:

Goedde feels that cities in general are treated poorly by the legislature, whom he says steals from the cities, which provides the state with a lot of resources – and a lot of money:

One thing the Mayor was firm about was the hope of a change in the status of a public works account:

Goedde says cities need to stand up to the Legislature more and remind it that cities give the state money, and the state needs to give more of it back to where it came from.

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