Walk-up sites coming to Rainier Beach and Southwest Seattle neighborhoods in August   Seattle (July 31, 2020) – Building on the June launch of Citywide testing that has thus far administered more the [...]
Seattle (July 27, 2020) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Seattle City Council President M. Lorena Gonzalez issued the following statement celebrating the passage of the Seattle Transportation Benefit [...]
Seattle (July 23, 2020) – With a critical component of testing in short supply which is leading to longer wait times for testing, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and 77 Mayors across the country sent a letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force calling [...]
Seattle (July 22, 2020) – Building on the City’s free permits for sidewalk cafes and curb spaces, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today an expansion of street closure permit options for one or more blocks as part of the City of Seattle’s efforts to [...]
Seattle (July 22, 2020) – As federal forces remain in Portland and the President plans to announce expand federal actions in cities, sixteen mayors of major American cities have now joined Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s calls on the Trump [...]
Mayor Durkan Announced Citywide Speed Limit Would be Lowered to 25 MPH in December of 2019   Early Data Points to 22% Reduction of Crashes and 54% Drop in High-end Speeding   Seattle (July 22, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan [...]
Seattle (July 21, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Council President M. Lorena González condemned President Trump’s proposal to exclude undocumented people from the 2020 Census apportionment. The apportionment base is the official [...]
Mayors Also Urge Congress to Investigate President’s Actions and Threats to Deploy Federal Forces in Cities Mayors of Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Portland, and Washington, DC Join Seattle in Condemning Trump Administration’s Actions Regarding [...]
Building on the City’s Education and Outreach Efforts with Small Businesses, the City of Seattle Announces New Enforcement Measures for Businesses Failing to Comply with Governor Inslee’s Safe Start [...]
The emergency proclamation will allow the application for state and federal assistance to repair the bridge and new ability to expedite contracts and services.   Seattle (July 16, 2020) – Understanding state and federal investments [...]