Jenny Durkan

Jenny Durkan

Storm Raise the Flag for Seattle

Sports
Joining the Seattle Storm were a very excited Mayor Jenny Durkan and two members of the Storm team ownership, Dawn Trudeau and Ginny Gilder. ...
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Carmen Best Nominated As Next Chief of the Seattle Police Department

Editorial
Mayor Jenny A. Durkan selected Interim Chief Carmen Best as the next Chief of the Seattle Police Department. Best is a widely-respected law enforcement leader who has been an instrumental part of implementing the historic reforms undertaken by the SPD. The Mayor’s nomination is subject to City Council confirmation. ...
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Stephanie Sandberg Shares Vision for Lesbian Super PAC in the Trump Era

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Editorial
Trump has erased references to LBTQ people from federal web sites; reversed protections for trans prisoners, setting them up to be victims of increased brutality – and tried to ban trans soldiers from the military. ...
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Seattle Joins Lawsuit to Preserve Fair and Accurate Census

Politics Local
Seattle joins a coalition of 18 Attorneys General, six cities, and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors to hold the Trump Administration accountable for violating the Enumeration Clause of the United States Constitution. ...
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Seattle Mayor Announces Free ORCA Cards to High School Students and Seattle Promise Scholars

Local
For the first time ever, approximately 15,000 Seattle Public School high school students and Seattle Promise scholars would have access to free year-round ORCA passes. ...
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Seattle City Council Approves Unprecedented Agreement to Redevelop KeyArena

Local
KeyArena was last renovated over 20 years ago, and a 2015 evaluation concluded that for the City to attract a sports franchise, the arena would need to be modernized. ...
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Seattle Mayor-Elect Jenny Durkan Announces Diverse Transition Team

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Politics Local
Seattle Mayor-elect Jenny A. Durkan unveiled her full transition committee, a diverse and inclusive group of more than 60 community leaders and experts. ...
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LPAC: Durkan Will Transform Character and Content of Political Leadership

Politics Local
LPAC, the country’s first and only lesbian political action committee, watched history made as out lesbian Jenny Durkan decisively won her bid for Mayor of Seattle. ...
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Jenny Durkan Becomes First Lesbian Mayor of Seattle, Only Second Woman to Ever Take the Post

Politics Local
Jenny Durkan wins Seattle's mayoral race to become only the second woman in the city to take the post. Bertha Knight Landes won nearly 92 years ago to become the first. ...
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INTERVIEW: Moon Talks Upbringing, Durkan Attack Ads, Solutions

Seattle mayoral candidate Cary Moon poses in her campaign office overlooking the International District in downtown Seattle Oct. 30, 2017. If Moon were to win she would be the city’s first female mayor since Bertha Knight Landes was elected in 1926. Photo: Diodato Bouzigues
Politics Local
Cary Moon believes by diversifying her staff it will allow her to listen to different voices, multiple perspectives, and reflect the greater needs of the minority and lower-income communities. ...
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