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Port of Seattle: Answering my call to Privatize SeaTac Security

When I ran for Port Commissioner in 2013, one of the major issues that brought me into the race was the TSA's mismanagement of airport security. I called for the Port of Seattle to take back operation of local airport security from the federal Transportation Security Administration. At the time it seemed like a crazy idea but today it was announced that the Port of Seattle is training 90 private security screeners.

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Sea-Tac Minimum Wage: What are we trying to accomplish?

Just over a week ago, I was at the Stranger with my fellow Port of Seattle Commissioner Position 3 candidates and the question of minimum wage came up. Both of my opponents are for increasing the minimum wage to $15, but I am not. It's not because I don't care about the minimum wage workers, actually that couldn't be more from the truth. Today I'm going to explain my views on minimum wage and why I believe it shouldn't be treated as a welfare program.

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