Mark Mullet recognized for commitment to Washington’s cities

June 24, 2014

By Staff

NEW — 2 p.m. June 24, 2014

Sen. Mark Mullet, 5th D-Issaquah, is being awarded the 2014 Municipal Champions Award from the Association of Washington Cities.

Mark Mullet

Mark Mullet

Mullet is receiving the award for playing a leading role to help restore and strengthen the partnership between the state and cities during the 2014 Legislative Session.

Specifically, AWC is honoring Mullet for being instrumental in helping cities develop support in the state Senate to restore infrastructure investment, revenue sharing for marijuana and restoration of key revenue sources from the state.

“Our cities must have a strong foundation so small businesses that operate within them are able to be successful and drive our economy,” Mullet said in a news release.

As a former Issaquah City Council member, Mullet has firsthand knowledge of how decisions made at the state level impact cities.

“Local infrastructure projects can have a major positive impact on a city and provide jobs while improving the community,” Mullet said.

Mullet will be presented with the Municipal Champions Award in person after June 27.

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