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10/1/2014
Mayor Murray wraps up Ireland trip with visits to Irish President Higgins and Prime Minister Kenny
Mayor Murray finished up his trip to Ireland yesterday after spending time there advocating for marriage equality in advance of Ireland's national vote on same-sex civil marriage, celebrating the Sister City relationship between Galway and Seattle, and speaking to the American Chamber of Commerce about well-established business connections between Seattle and Ireland.
9/30/2014
Mayor Murray released the following statement today regarding a recent report about SPD's Education and Training Section...
9/24/2014
In his first trip overseas as the Mayor of Seattle, Ed Murray is traveling today to Ireland. He will speak on marriage equality in advance of Ireland's national vote on same-sex civil marriage, as well as support continued strong business ties between the two nations.
9/23/2014
Mayor Ed Murray and members of the City Council today launched an effort to develop new policies to encourage more affordable housing in Seattle. “Now that we’ve successfully increased Seattle’s minimum wage, housing affordability is the next major policy area we must tackle to close the income inequality gap, and we must act with as […]
9/22/2014
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today presented to the City Council his proposed budget for 2015-16 that brings more transparency, more innovation, better organization and better performance to City government. Murray outlined several major reform proposals, beginning with key reforms to the City’s budgeting process itself. “We will move toward a performance-based budgeting system and begin paying for outcomes,” said […]
9/17/2014
Mayor Ed Murray today proposed new, innovative and expanded services to support the success and integration of immigrants and refugees new to Seattle. The efforts, coordinated through the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, will improve English language education and job training, encourage eligible permanent residents to pursue U.S. citizenship, and improve engagement of immigrants […]

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