Kent http://kuow.org en Kent Mayor Proposes Layoffs, New Taxes In City Budget http://kuow.org/post/kent-mayor-proposes-layoffs-new-taxes-city-budget <p>The Mayor of Kent, Washington is proposing another round of layoffs and new taxes to bridge a $2 million budget shortfall. Mayor Suzette Cooke presented her 2013-2014 budget to the City Council Tuesday. In her opening speech, Mayor Cooke called her budget “as ugly as the economic times we face.”</p><p></p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 00:54:13 +0000 Deborah Wang 1356 at http://kuow.org Kent Mayor Proposes Layoffs, New Taxes In City Budget