Mayor Ed Murray

Mayor Ed Murray

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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
Local Politics
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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Local
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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National
The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX.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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Local
The legislation makes Seattle the first municipality in the region to offer robust parental and paid family care leave. ...
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National Politics
The executive order banning Muslims from entering the United States came on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. ...
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Local Politics
Seattle’s minimum wage will continue to increase each year on January 1 until reaching $15 per hour for all workers in 2021. ...
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Local Politics
The order states that City of Seattle employees will not ask about the status of residents and all City services will be available to all residents. ...
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Politics
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney General and his nomination is being publicly contested. ...
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