Seattle City Council

Seattle City Council

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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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The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX.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
Mac “Scotty” McGregor will announce his candidacy for Seattle City Council Monday February 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park. ...
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Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Local
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, NoDAPL Seattle, and 350 Seattle celebrated unanimous Committee approval of Sawant’s bill to divest from Wells Fargo and adopt socially responsible banking practices. ...
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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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Local
Det. Bogucki formed The IF Project in 2008 with "formerly justice involved folks" as a means to represent the diverse community the organization serves. ...
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Local
Mayor Ed Murray will sign an Executive Order instructing the Office for Civil Rights to provide guidance and training to City departments on the all-gender public accommodation ordinance. ...
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Local
Mayor Ed Murray issued an emergency order to expedite the siting of two safe lots in Ballard and Delridge for homeless individuals and families living in recreational vehicles and cars. ...
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Local Politics
The historic oath of office ceremony ushered in first district-based representation system since 1910. Councilmember Debora Juarez became the first enrolled Native American to serve on the Seattle City Council. ...
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Local Politics
Seattle City Council announced its tentative plan for committee assignments Friday, in preparation for work in 2016. ...
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