Debate heats up over who pays for Seattle downtown tunnel cost over-runs

Debate heats up over who pays for Seattle downtown tunnel cost over-runs
In this Tuesday, July 30 photo provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation, Bertha begins to cut through the north wall of the launch pit in Seattle.

House Transportation Committee Chairwoman, St. Rep. (D-Mercer Island) Judy Clibborn talks to John Carlson about her interpretation as to why statewide taxpayers should be on the hook for the Alaskan Way tunnel dig cost over-runs. Along with that, they discuss the potential for passing an 11-cents per gallon gas tax during the legislative session which started this week.
 

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Will Seattle taxpayers or the entire state pay for the city’s downtown tunnel cost over-runs?