Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd won’t run for a fifth term

In an emotional State of the City address, Mayor Tammy de Weerd announced that she would not seek re-election this year. She will retire after a 20-year career in public service to spend time with her children and grand-children, she said.
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In an emotional State of the City address, Mayor Tammy de Weerd announced that she would not seek re-election this year. She will retire after a 20-year career in public service to spend time with her children and grand-children, she said.

Kate reports on West Ada and Canyon County for the Idaho Statesman. She previously worked for the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Center for Investigative Reporting and the Providence Business News. She has been published in The Atlantic and BuzzFeed News. Kate graduated from Brown University with a degree in urban studies.

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