"When I was on the City Council, we had to hire a person just to do public records requests," he said. "It's become a very costly thing for the taxpayers, and what it does is it takes away resources from other things."
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The intention was to take the beer beyond novelty status, he said, and create a "fan's beer" that appeals to all Seattle sports fans.
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