2/24
In 2019, Seattle Police Department Hired 108 Officers, 39 Percent of Whom Are People of Color Launches “This is My Neighborhood” Campaign to Hire and Recruit Local Officers Seattle (February 24, 2020) – Standing alongside officers and community [...]
2/18
Building on the last two years, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan laid out her vision to continue to act and make progress on our City’s most urgent challenges. Speaking to community members at the Rainier Arts Center, Mayor Durkan outlined her plans to address [...]
2/18
Commits to Renew Transportation Benefit District This Year  The Seattle Transportation Benefit District funds additional transit service, red bus-only lanes, and free ORCA for students and low-income residents Seattle  (Feb. 18, 2020) – [...]
2/18
Seattle (Feb. 18, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced a series of actions to expand existing public safety programs and launch new preventative programs across our City.  Last year, the City of Seattle launched Health One, which is staffed [...]
2/18
City of Seattle to Launch Census Assistance Centers  Seattle (Feb. 18, 2020) – As part of her 2020 State of the City address, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the City’s new actions to prepare for the 2020 United States Census. The City will [...]
2/18
Small Business Relief Package Will Reduce Average Permitting Time by One-Third, Eliminate Seattle Department of Transportation Sign Fees Office of Economic Development to Expand Small Business Stabilization Program to $300,000 in 2020 [...]
2/18
Seattle (Feb. 18, 2020) – As part of her 2020 State of the City address, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the expansion of Seattle Promise Job and Career Pathways, previously a pilot program, which offers Seattle Promise students the chance [...]
2/18
Between 1981 and 2016, the City of Seattle created 10,000 units of affordable housing –  Mayor Durkan has announced an increase of more than 4,000 homes coming online by 2022 Seattle (Feb. 18, 2020) – In her third State of the City [...]
2/18
Seattle  (Feb. 18, 2020) – During her third annual State of the City address, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan outlined progressive actions and her continued work to deliver improved outcomes. After two years of urgent action on homelessness, including the [...]
2/10
Acquisition of 8-Acre property in high opportunity, high displacement risk neighborhood creates promise for equitable growth  Seattle (February 10, 2020) – Today Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the [...]