We put all our efforts into trying to get legislation passed. We're going to need to regroup.

It is not playing off one city against another, but what works for all citizens in the Puget Sound region.

I'm a lot more encouraged than I was a year ago or even a few months ago.

We are in a very, very difficult economic situation that is the worst in the NBA.

They were ineffective. It's just not an adequate explanation.