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City Council President Harrell Proposes Process to Fill Vacancy

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Council President Bruce Harrell (District 2, South Seattle) announced a proposed process to fill the vacancy in Council Position 8 last week caused by Tim Burgess being sworn-in as the Mayor of Seattle. ...
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Fremont Brewing Owner Sara Nelson Wants to Bring Values, Experience to Seattle City Council

Sara Nelson, the owner of Fremont Brewing, hopes to bring her values, expertise and experience of government works to Seattle City Council. Photo: Sylvia Lin
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Sara Nelson, a Democrat who is running for the Seattle City Council, has three top priorities: economic development, homelessness and housing affordability, and the environment. ...
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Progressive Small Business Owner and Environmental Leader Sara Nelson Running for Seattle City Council Position 8

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Sara Nelson, an environmental champion and owner of Fremont Brewing, a neighborhood small business, is running for Seattle City Council Position 8. Seattle City Council Position 8 is an at-large district covering all of Seattle. ...
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Seattle City Councilmembers Inaugurated in Historic Ceremony, Remarks

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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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Sally J. Clark Submits Resignation, Accepts UW Offer

Sally J. Clark will embark on a new chapter at the University of Washington
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As UW’s director of regional and community relations, Clark will lead the University’s effort to link with neighborhoods, civic groups and local government. ...
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A Look at Seattle Politics: Into the Great Unknown

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In American politics, it’s hard to come by big change. The kind of change that rewrites the rules of the game. Last November, Seattle took that challenge. ...
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Murray and Burgess Announce Seattle Preschool Program

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The cost to the average homeowner in Seattle will be $3.63 per month – about the cost of a latte – over the next four years. ...
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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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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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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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