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Coffey running


March 28, 2018


MAYOR RUNNING: Yakima Mayor Kathy Coffey has announced she is running for Rep. Norm Johnson's seat.

Retiring 14th District Republican Norm Johnson introduced Kathy Coffey at a news conference in Yakima Monday morning announcing that Coffey will run for Johnson's position in the state legislature.

"I love where I live. I was born and raised here and I want to do my part to help us grow and succeed and become an even better place to live," explained Coffey.

She cites a unique set of experiences that qualify her for the job. "I spent years in the private sector. I was President/CEO of the Yakima Valley Visitors & Convention Bureau and General Manager of the Convention Center in Yakima for 19 years. I have invested the last seven years as a member of the Yakima City Council and curr...

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