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April 22, 2011 at 1:23pm

TACOMA WEEK IN REVIEW: Farmers markets return, Pierce County signs up for two “eco challenges,” the shopping cart problem and incumbents who want to keep their job

PAT MCCARTHY: She likes her job

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We all know presidential campaigns are marathons, spanning multiple years. But so to, apparently, are Pierce County Executive races. County Executive Pat McCarthy recently launched a new website and is holding a campaign kickoff event April 27 at the Varsity Grill. On her website McCarthy touts having "re-prioritized the delivery of core government services, trimmed the size of government, consolidated programs, and challenged managers to find operational efficiencies while improving the quality of public service."

Currently no other candidates have filed to oppose McCarthy, but they still have roughly a year and two months to do so.

To read the full column by Zach Powers click here.

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