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8/28/2015
On Thursday evening, representatives from the Mayor’s Office, the Office of Economic Development, the Office for Civil Rights, and the City Attorney’s Office met with business owners from all eleven hookah lounges operating in Seattle to discuss how to bring their businesses into compliance with the law.
8/26/2015
Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after Judge James Robart held a status hearing to discuss how to develop comprehensive and internally consistent mechanisms related to the Seattle Police Department’s accountability systems:
8/21/2015
Seattle Preschool Program sending out acceptance letters today
Parents who applied for the first round of openings for the Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) are being notified today whether their children have been accepted to enroll for fall classes. Families will be receiving notification via e-mail and telephone. Two hundred forty-six applications were submitted for 86 open spots. Of the 228 preschool seats opening […]
8/21/2015
Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after the Seattle Department of Transportation announced an increased budget for the seawall replacement project:

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