Thursday, April 18, 2024

Leavenworth Mayor advocates for housing and tourism in Olympia


OLYMPIA — In a visit to the state capital, Leavenworth Mayor Carl Florea met with Sen. Brad Hawkins to address the city's critical issues, including affordable housing, tourism, and capital budget requests. The meeting, part of the Association of Washington Cities advocacy days, underscored the city's proactive steps towards securing legislative support for key local concerns.

During his visit to Olympia, Mayor Florea emphasized the importance of legislative backing for initiatives aimed at enhancing affordable housing options and bolstering the tourism sector in Leavenworth. These discussions highlight the ongoing efforts of city officials to navigate and influence policy decisions that directly impact the community's growth and sustainability.

The engagement between Mayor Florea and Sen. Hawkins is a testament to the collaborative spirit necessary for addressing the multifaceted challenges faced by communities across Washington State. The city of Leavenworth, known for its picturesque landscapes and vibrant tourism industry, stands to benefit significantly from the outcomes of such high-level discussions.

Photos accompanying this brief capture the momentous meeting, showcasing the dedication of both city and state officials to fostering a thriving and inclusive Leavenworth.


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