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Durkan’s education levy: How much more would the typical Seattle homeowner pay?

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to the left and U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes of the Western District of Washington, announce an increase in the reward for information in the murder investigation of Thomas Wales Wednesday February 21, 2018. Wales was assistant U.S. attorney when he was gunned down in his home October 11, 2001. 205322

This year, the owner of a median-priced home is paying $136 for two existing levies. Under the mayor’s plan, next year the owner of a median home would pay an estimated $242.

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