Posts Tagged Local governments

Seattle mayor meets with NBA, NHL commissioners

SEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray says he met with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on a trip to New York this week to reiterate the city’s interest in bringing both leagues to Seattle.

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Hutchinson to vote on sales tax increase for arena

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson residents will vote in April on a proposed 0.35 percent sales tax increase to fund a $29 million project for improving the city’s sports arena, which was built in 1962.

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Beers loses extension bid for anti-soccer stadium petition

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas city attorney has rejected City Councilman Bob Beers’ request for a one-week extension to gather signatures for a public vote on a downtown soccer stadium.

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Boston mayor opposes putting Olympics question to voters

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Martin Walsh opposes putting the city’s 2024 Olympics bid before Massachusetts voters, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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