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Purchasing Peter Goldman

Top political donor Peter Goldman, Thursday, July, 1, 2004, at a coffee shop in Seattle. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Peter Goldman, Thursday, July, 1, 2004 in Seattle. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

Who is Peter Goldman?

You’ve seen him vehemently opposing the Seattle Arena MOU during public comment at the Seattle City Council, representing both the ILWU and himself as a resident of West Seattle.

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Peter Goldman claims to be an “environmental lawyer” who, as director of the Washington Forest Law Center, fought vocally against Port of Seattle pollution practices in 2015.

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Bagshaw Betrayal Breakdown

Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw voted for the Seattle Arena MOU in 2012 and seemed like a strong supporter of its regional benefits, but in 2016 she changed her tune and came out with a statement strongly opposing the Occidental Avenue Street Vacation, an approval that is needed as a preliminary administrative step before the city and ownership group have a “Shovel Ready” arena plan to bring to the table in NBA and NHL team discussions.

How could this happen? Let’s take a closer look at Councilmember Bagshaw’s ever-changing positions in our official Bagshaw Betrayal Breakdown!

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