Seattle (June 24, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today transmitted to City Council legislation to rename a portion of Capitol Hill’s East Denny Way “Barbara Bailey Way” in honor of the late LGTBQ+  and civil rights champion, Barbara Bailey, who [...]
Apple will add an additional 2,000 employees in the City of Seattle over the next 5 years  Seattle (June 24, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement in support of Apple’s announcement of a Seattle expansion:  “These new [...]
Washington, D.C. –  Today, U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following joint statement condemning the Trump Administration’s plans for [...]
Seattle (June 21, 2019) – Following Mayor Durkan’s expansion of the ORCA Opportunity program, the Seattle Department of Transportation will begin distributing free ORCA cards to 1,500 low-income Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) residents. The [...]
SEATTLE (June 19, 2019) – In an effort spearheaded by the City of Seattle, counties across the Puget Sound region are helping to prepare their communities for poor air quality from wildfires by declaring June 19 “Smoke Ready Communities Day.” The [...]
City of Seattle Will Also Recognize Smoke Ready Communities Day in Puget Sound Region With Resource Fair and Tips from Public Health Officials Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 19 Seattle (June 18, 2019) – In anticipation of potential poor air quality as a [...]
Legislation Authorizes the Acquisition of 34 Acres of Public Land and Development of 238 Affordable Housing Units, Including Opportunities for Homeownership; and Parks and Recreation Space Seattle (June 18, 2019) – In her continued effort to address [...]
SEATTLE (June 17, 2019) –Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today signed her legislation to expand the City of Seattle’s paid family care leave program into law. The legislation, called ‘Bea’s Law,’ will amend the Seattle Municipal Code to provide City employees [...]
Durkan Also Transmits Resolution to City Council Calling on Navy to Reconsider Training Proposal SEATTLE (June 12, 2019) – Mayor Durkan filed a letter of protest today on behalf of the City of Seattle in response to the United States Navy’s Draft [...]
City Will Begin Applying Public Health Criteria to Determine Whether Towed Vehicles Including RVs Should Be Destroyed Instead of Sold Back into Market Mayor Will Also Transmit New Legislation Banning Predatory Rental Practices Where People Purchase [...]