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Homeless Encampment Infernos Rage, Governor Inslee Refuses to Address Issue

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Oh Boy

WSDOT (@wsdot) and Gov. Jay Inslee (@GovInslee) are now dealing w/another out of control fire at a homeless encampment entrenched on a state right of way. There have already been multiple infernos at this downtown #Seattle location. @MayorofSeattle (video from Jeremy Harris)

WSDOT Was Warned

Look at this inferno back in March near the same spot. According state data, there are more than 2000 homeless encampments on state right of ways, many still in #Seattle. At what point does @MayorofSeattle step in.

Questionnable Pace

These encampment situations are out of control, even after millions of dollars poured into clearings and housing. That’s why I keep asking Governor Jay Inslee (@GovInslee) about the timelines for removals. But right now, I’m only getting talking points. How much longer will Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell (@MayorofSeattle) rely on the state to address these situations causing massive problems for his city?

Gov’s Legacy

Will unaddressed homeless encampments on state right of ways be part of Governor Jay Inslee’s (@GovInslee) legacy once he leaves office, or will he be able to handle these on his watch? This is a Top 3 issue in WA state.