Mayor Ed Murray

Mayor Ed Murray

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Sawant has long been a vocal opponent of Murray maintaining his seat for the duration of his last year in office. ...
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Seattle Mayor Murray has announced his impending resignation effective 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 13. ...
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Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation creating a city income tax on high-income households to move Seattle toward a fairer, more progressive tax system. ...
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San Francisco also sued Trump over the sanctuary cities Executive Order earlier this year, also saying his order was unconstitutional. A hearing has been set for April 14. ...
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The Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) will add 20 new classrooms for the 2017-2018 school year, bringing the total number of classrooms to 53. The program will serve more than 1,000, three- and four-year-old students. ...
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Seattle City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging Congress to introduce and adopt “The Equality Act,” which would grant equal protection to LGBTQ residents across the United States. ...
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She will lead citywide resilience building efforts to help Seattle prepare for, withstand, and bounce back from heat waves, floods, and longer term pressures like climate change, income inequality, and impacts from Seattle’s unprecedented growth. ...
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After the city council meeting, the group of residents and advocates went to Mayor Ed Murray’s office and waited for two hours to speak with a representative. ...
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The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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The legislation makes Seattle the first municipality in the region to offer robust parental and paid family care leave. ...
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