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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Unveils Transit Financing Plan

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Tuesday announced his proposal for funding bus service in Seattle after the failure of King County’s Proposition 1. ...
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Seattle Mayor Signs Executive Order to Strengthen Equity in City Contracting

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Mayor Ed Murray Tuesday signed an executive order strengthening the city’s ongoing commitment to social equity in city contracting opportunities. ...
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Murray, Clark, Sawant Stand for Gender Equity in Seattle

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Mayor Ed Murray and City Council will launch the City’s first ever Gender Equity Initiative, which creates a coalition to address gender disparities. ...
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Candidates: Mayor’s Council for African American Elders

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Council members are appointed by the Mayor to serve renewable two-year terms. Members must reside within King County and serve without compensation. ...
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Murray Bets Chihuly, Bike, and ‘Thrift-Shop’ on Super Bowl

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Mayor Ed Murray has placed a friendly wager on Sunday’s Super Bowl game with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. ...
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Mayor Ed Murray Sworn in at Seattle City Hall

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Edward B. Murray was inaugurated as Seattle’s 53rd Mayor at Seattle City Hall Monday. Murray, Seattle’s first openly gay mayor, was accompanied at the ceremony by his husband, Michael Shiosaki. ...
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Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s Inauguration Speech

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Sawant said: "I will meet and discuss with representatives of the establishment. But when I do, I will bring the needs and aspirations of working-class people to every table I sit at, no matter who is seated across from me." ...
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Seattle City Council Outlines 2014 Assignments

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Seattle City Council meetings are cablecast and Webcast live on Seattle Channel 21 and on the City Council’s website. ...
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Murray Announces Key ‘Staffing Innovations’

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Seattle Mayor-elect Ed Murray Wednesday announced key staff roles and hires within the Office of the Mayor, outlined three major “staffing innovations” and named several new City department head appointments. ...
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Murray Names Cop Expert As Advisor to Transition

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Mayor-elect Ed Murray Wednesday named Bernard K. Melekian as expert advisor to his transition on issues of law enforcement and public safety. ...
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