This week, Mayor Ed Murray wrote an article for Seattle Met’s Publicola addressing the state of emergency (SOE) on homelessness, the City’s efforts to find innovative solutions that connect people with services and housing and the [...]
Mayor Ed Murray transmitted to Council a package of innovative policies aimed at keeping Seattle at the forefront of energy efficiency solutions in the residential and commercial building sectors. The legislative package includes provisions that [...]
Mayor Ed Murray today announced that George Scarola will serve as the City’s first ever cabinet-level director of homelessness. Scarola will be responsible for leading the City’s homelessness efforts across departments, providing oversight and [...]
Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced the initial members of the task force convened to review the City’s encampment cleanup policies and related practices, including those developed under the 2008 Multi-Departmental Administrative Rules (MDAR). As Mayor [...]

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