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Government Relations

Government Relations is responsible for carrying out the City Council's Legislative Priorities at the federal, state and local levels. 

This team is active in working with elected representatives and tracking legislative issues to ensure positive outcomes for Tacoma residents.

Each December, the Mayor and City Council adopt a list of Legislative Priorities for Government Relations to work on over the next year.


2019 Legislative Policy Statement

Read the Legislative Policy Statement for 2019-2020 as adopted by the City Council.



 State Legislative Priorities

 Federal Legislative Priorities







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Anita Gallagher

Assistant to the City Manager for Policy Development and Government Relations

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