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3/2/2015
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage of a transportation package today:  “I am pleased that the Senate has taken an important step forward in making a new transportation package a reality. “The inclusion of funding for the Westside of SR-520 is good news for Seattle. I am pleased by […]
3/2/2015
Today Mayor Ed Murray launched Move Seattle, his 10-year vision for transportation in Seattle, providing a comprehensive strategy that will improve how people and goods move around the city. The plan integrates Seattle’s many travel modes to better support everyone, whether walking, biking, riding transit, driving a car or delivering freight. With a strong emphasis […]
2/26/2015
"High-quality, high-speed Internet is essential to an open society and I thank the FCC for allowing municipalities to make local choices about how to increase competition for high-speed Internet that is appropriate for their cities."
2/25/2015
Mayor Murray unveils next steps for the arena
Today, we are posting a timeline for the arena permit process which illustrates the major milestones before a final decision is made by the City. “Last month, I asked City departments to provide more insight into the permit process for the proposed arena in Sodo,” said Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. “This is a complex process […]

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