Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced over $3 million in funding for Safe Routes to School, as well as other bicycle and pedestrian improvements throughout the city. These projects will grow Seattle’s bicycle and pedestrian network as we [...]


Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced a plan to support immigrant and refugee children in Seattle Public Schools and their families, through counseling and legal services, an Inauguration Day event focused on immigrant communities and community [...]


Seattle’s minimum wage increased to $15 per hour on January 1 for employees working for the largest businesses in the city. Mayor Ed Murray marked the increase today, which is a milestone for the 2014 minimum wage ordinance that called for a [...]


I am deeply saddened by the passing of Seattle community advocate and civil rights legend Alan Sugiyama.  Alan will be remembered as a natural organizer and gifted storyteller, which allowed him to unite people on the pathway to change. Alan’s [...]

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