Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement:  “We must remove statues and flags that represent this country’s abhorrent history of slavery and oppression based on the color of people’s skin. It is the right thing to do. During this troubling [...]


U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, Mayor Ed Murray, Port Commissioner John Creighton and SODO business leaders announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that directs up to $10 million from the Port of Seattle towards completing the South Lander [...]


Kiga to start September 5 and lead staff through transition   SEATTLE (August 10, 2017) – Mayor Ed Murray appointed Fred Kiga as chief of staff today. Kiga will take over from current Chief of Staff Mike Fong on September 5, and serve the [...]


Mayor Ed Murray nominated Colleen Echohawk and Emma Catague to serve on the Community Police Commission (CPC), the City’s panel of community members and stakeholders monitoring reform and accountability of the Seattle Police Department.  “The [...]

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