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October 3, 2017

Port Angeles may reduce city status

PORT ANGELES(AP) — Voters in the northwestern Washington city of Port Angeles could make the municipality the first in the state to reduce its city status under a proposition on the ballot next month.

The Peninsula Daily News reports Proposition 1 would make Port Angeles a so-called second-class city, removing initiative and referendum powers and limiting the city council to enacting only laws that can be made under authority specifically granted by the state Legislature.

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