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Seattle (June 2, 2020) – Today, Mayor Durkan participated in her fifth press conference since demonstrations began in Seattle following the murder of George Floyd. Her remarks as delivered:  Good afternoon and thank you for joining us today.   [...]
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Seattle (June 2, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today signed an Emergency Order to place a temporary citywide curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., each night between Tuesday, June 2 through Saturday June 6. During these hours, [...]
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SEATTLE (June 1, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes issued the below statement following President Trump’s threat to deploy U.S. Military Forces in cities and states across America. Mayor Durkan issued the following [...]
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these hours, residents and visitors should remain in their home to the extent possible and should refrain from traveling in and through the entire City of Seattle. The curfew is intended to prevent violence and widespread property damage, and to [...]
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Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has extended the citywide curfew order effective Tuesday through Saturday, beginning at 9 p.m. each evening and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning. The original order was announced as part of a civil emergency on Saturday, [...]
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City Submits Request for 200 Unarmed National Guard Personnel to Assist with Infrastructure Protection, Traffic and Crowd Management for Next Seven Days Seattle (May 30, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today issued the following Emergency Orders, [...]
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Seattle (May 30, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, Police Chief Carmen Best, and Fire Chief Harold Scoggins announced an 5:00 p.m. curfew effective today, May 30 and tomorrow, May 31. Mayor Durkan will soon be signing an emergency order. The curfew will [...]
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SEATTLE (May 29, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the below statement following Governor Jay Inslee’s update to the Safe Start Washington and King County Executive Dow Constantine’s confirmation that the County will apply for [...]
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Seattle (May 29, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement regarding the killing of George Floyd: The officers who killed George Floyd violated their most solemn duties to protect lives and uphold the law. They should be [...]
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SEATTLE (May 26, 2020) – The City of Seattle and the Public Defender Association have revised their LEAD contract to bring Co-LEAD to Seattle during the COVID-19 crisis. [...]