Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after new unemployment figures were released by the Washington State Employment Security Department. The Seattle-area unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent during the month of September, which is the [...]


Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement of support for Seattle School teacher’s Black Lives Matter efforts: “I stand in solidarity with the 2,000 Seattle teachers who held “Black Lives Matter” rallies and activities today. [...]


As part of the City of Seattle’s ongoing commitment to transparency and to make the process of obtaining public records as easy as possible, the City is launching the Public Records Request Center. This online public portal offers constituents one [...]


Today, Mayor Murray and seven Councilmembers announced two proposed changes to implementation of the Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) program, aimed at increasing production and addressing the ongoing displacement occurring as Seattle grows [...]

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