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January 15, 2019 – Today in Olympia, former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington and Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan testified before the Washington State Senate’s Law and Justice Committee in support of Senate Bill 5029, which builds [...]
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City of Seattle part of a coalition that filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce Department in April Seattle (January 15, 2019) – In an important step for Seattle and immigrant and refugee communities across the country, a federal [...]
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SEATTLE (January 9, 2019) –  Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement upon City Attorney Pete Holmes announcement that the City will appeal the ruling issued on December 24 by Division One of the state Court of Appeals that [...]
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Seattle (January 8, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released the below statement following the announcement by Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell that he will not seek re-election in 2019:  “Bruce has been a friend and colleague for over 30 [...]
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Seattle (January 3, 2019) – Joined by community members at the Seattle waterfront, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today she will transmit legislation to complete funding of Seattle’s new “Waterfront for All” that will include 20 acres of public [...]
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Seattle (January 3, 2019) – As the City of Seattle prepares for the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct beginning January 11, 2019 and the start of the “Seattle Squeeze” – a four-year period when public and private megaprojects in the region [...]
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SEATTLE (December 19, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today she is nominating Human Services Department Interim Director Jason Johnson and Seattle Office for Civil Rights Interim Director Mariko Lockhart to permanent positions, pending [...]
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Program for supporting adults experiencing homelessness can now move graduates into family-wage, union construction jobs Seattle (December 18, 2018) – The Seattle Conservation Corps (SCC) has been designated an apprenticeship preparation program by [...]
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Zimbabwe Currently Serves as the Chief Project Delivery Officer for Washington, D.C.’s District Department of Transportation Seattle (December 18, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and community leaders announced today that she is nominating transit and [...]
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Office of Housing will invest an additional $10 million in 2018 for development in Northgate City will leverage $314  million  in additional investments through public and private sources  to invest approximately $383 million in new affordable [...]