Seattle Mayor

Seattle Mayor

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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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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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If elected, Jenny Durkan would become the first lesbian mayor of Seattle and just the second woman. Spotlight Endorsements are given to candidates especially well-positioned to breakdown barriers and drive equality forward. ...
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“It tears me to pieces to step away,” Seattle Murray Ed Murray said as he addressed the media Tuesday morning at Alki Beach Bathhouse in West Seattle. ...
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Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden Monday led her colleagues in a unanimous vote to bring a paid parental leave policy to City of Seattle employees. ...
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A record $28 million was awarded jointly to Seattle and King County, including over $3.6 million to create new housing opportunities for over 200 people.
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A record $28 million was awarded jointly to Seattle and King County, including over $3.6 million to create new housing opportunities for over 200 people. ...
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Rod Hearne is interviewed by The Seattle Lesbian to discuss his Seattle City Council run. Photo: Tom James
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Rod Hearne is easygoing and open, avoiding the tone of lecture even as he talks politics with the confidence of someone who has been deep in the game. ...
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Murray, Dow Constantine and Tom Rasmussen announced the framework of an agreement on transit funding and service delivery between Seattle and King County. ...
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Murray will lead a roundtable discussion at the university on legislating for employment and marriage equality for the LGBT community of Ireland. ...
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Murray’s 2015-16 budget proposes $600,000 annually to fund a program for 150 homeless single adults, targeting veterans, to receive placement into housing. ...
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