Seattle (October 15) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the below statement following the announcement of the passing of Paul G. Allen: “Paul was a true son of Seattle who made his beloved city – and our world – a better, more vibrant place. For [...]
Seattle (October 15) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan transmitted the proposed six-year tentative agreement with Seattle Police Officers’ Guild (SPOG) to City Council for final approval. While the cost of living has significantly risen in recent [...]
City of Seattle Receives $252,157 Federal Justice Assistance Grant; Seattle Police Department Will Use Federal Grant to Fund Three Crime Prevention Coordinators Seattle (October 15) – In a victory for Seattle, the rule of law, and public safety, the [...]
Homelessness and affordability is the moral challenge of our time. It’s why when I took office, I immediately made significant new investments to increase our emergency shelter and bridge housing capacity by 25 percent. My proposed budget includes [...]
Seattle (October 11) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today concurred with the ruling by the Washington State Supreme Court that deemed the death penalty unconstitutional. In their ruling, the court unanimously ordered the eight individuals on death [...]
Proposal Would Unjustly Impact Legal Residency Process by Punishing Lower-Income Immigrant Families Seattle (October 10) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes condemned the Trump administration’s proposed “public charge” regulations [...]
Seattle (October 3) ­– Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed legislation to renew and expand the SODO Business Improvement Area (BIA). As part of Mayor Durkan’s Proposed Budget, the new SODO BIA will have an estimated budget of $1 million in 2019 to fund [...]
Seattle (October 2) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today issued the below statement following a joint presentation with representatives of the Oak View Group to the Executive Committee of the National Hockey League’s Board of Governors: “We [...]
Seattle (October 2) – Following a vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to limit local control of public rights-of-way as technology companies deploy 5G wireless telecommunication network infrastructure, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. [...]
Smith Has More Than Two Decades of Experience in the Pacific Northwest’s Public Utility Industry, Will Be Only the Second Woman to Lead Seattle City Light in its 108-Year History Seattle (October 1, 2018) – The Seattle City Council unanimously [...]