Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced a plan to better address the immediate needs of people living unsheltered on Seattle streets while the City fully implements its long-term plan, Pathways Home. This plan includes creating additional low-barrier [...]


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 teachers’ Black Lives Matter efforts: “I stand in solidarity with the 2,000 Seattle teachers’ who held “Black Lives Matter” rallies and activities [...]


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 [...]

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