Seattle (June 13) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s legislation to increase the number of bridge housing and shelter units in 90 days by 25% to serve nearly 525 additional people every night passed unanimously out of the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee, [...]
Seattle (June 12) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement after City Council’s vote to repeal the proposed tax on large businesses, which she will sign into law: “Everyone in this city shares similar goals – we need to [...]
Mayors Across the County Join Durkan to Support Vacating Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession Convictions Seattle (June 11) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan led a bipartisan coalition of U.S. mayors in condemning the Department of Justice’s and Department [...]
Seattle (June 11) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and members of the City Council including Council President Bruce A. Harrell, Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez, Councilmember Lisa Herbold, Councilmember Rob Johnson, [...]
Letter Signed by More Than 25 U.S. Mayors; Proposal Calls for Reversal of Policy Seattle (June 8) – Seattle Mayor and former U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan drafted a letter in strong opposition to the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland [...]
Seattle (June 6) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed the landmark designation ordinance for Mount Zion Baptist Church located at 1634 Rev. Dr. S. McKinney Avenue. This new landmark joins more than 400 landmarks in the city that are recognized for their [...]
Legislation to Provide Free ORCA Passes, Help Meet Growing Demand for Transit Now Heads to Full Council for Full Vote SEATTLE (June 5) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today applauded the members of the City Council’s Sustainability & Transportation [...]
Seattle (May 30) – To help people experiencing homelessness get into safer places where they are more likely to access services, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced a new plan to increase the number of bridge housing and shelter units in [...]
Bridge construction on this corridor critical to freight, SODO underway Seattle (May 29) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan joined Senator Maria Cantwell and Port of Seattle Commission President Courtney Gregoire to celebrate the start of construction of the [...]
The Northwest Folklife Festival is one of Seattle’s beloved traditions, an annual celebration of art and music, and a celebration of diversity in the Pacific Northwest. It’s now our country’s largest community-powered arts festival. Today, the 47th [...]