Investment Will Support 91 New Permanent Homes for Our Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness, A Community Art Space, and A Community Workforce Agreement Pilot Seattle (November 20, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan was joined today by Uptown community [...]
Seattle (November 19, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan celebrated the City Council’s 8-1 passage of her proposed 2019-2020 budget and issued the following statement: “I am pleased that we have a balanced budget plan that reflects our values and [...]
Earlier This Year, Mayor Durkan Directed SDOT to Put Forward a Recommendation to the City Council for Adoption of An Annually Renewable Bike Share Permitting Program with More Parking, Bike Racks, and Reporting Tools Seattle (November 19, 2018) – At [...]
Seattle will have 2,500 new City-funded affordable rental homes online by 2021 Seattle (November 15, 2018) – Building on the city’s strategy of investing in and developing more affordable homes, the City of Seattle broke ground for 102 new affordable [...]
Seattle (November 15, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Councilmember M. Lorena González strongly condemned the Trump administration’s new rules that attempt to end longstanding humanitarian laws welcoming immigrant and refugee families and [...]
Seattle (November 14, 2018) – Standing with community members, Chief of Police Carmen Best, City Councilmembers, and Seattle Police Department officers, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed legislation for a new six-year contract with the Seattle Police [...]
By Cameron McLay The Seattle Police Department is one of the leading departments in our nation. They have advanced best practices in crisis intervention and tactical de-escalation, and received training in procedural justice and implicit bias. They [...]
Seattle (November 12, 2018) – Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best sent the following letter to Council President Bruce Harrell and Chair of the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, New Americans & Education Committee, Councilmember Lorena González, [...]
Seattle (November 11, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day:  “Today I reflect on the incredible sacrifices of the women and men who have bravely served our country.  I thank them and let [...]
Seattle (November 8, 2018) – In a victory for Seattle and welcoming cities everywhere, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld a ruling that continues the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Led by City Attorney Pete [...]