Episode 6: Jim Merritt, Candidate for Mayor of Tacoma

July 10, 2017

Today we talk to Jim Merritt, who is running for Mayor of Tacoma. Jim shares his background and his vision for Tacoma. We talk about:

Why he’s running for office, his thoughts on the last mayor, Tacoma’s housing stock, homelessness, LNG and the port of Tacoma, the need for predictability in growth and zoning, transit planning, sanctuary cities, Black Lives Matter, and more.

Jim is one of three candidates for the office. (Here are links to our interviews with the other two candidates, Evelyn Lopez and Victoria Woodards.)

Host: Jenny Jacobs

Producer: Doug Mackey

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Citizen Tacoma is proudly sponsored by Move to Tacoma.com. (Thank you, Pod Auntie!)

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