6/20
Seattle (June 20) – As Mayor Jenny A. Durkan visits the U.S.-Mexico border to demand an end to the administration’s inhumane treatment of immigrant families she issued the following statement: The President’s Executive Order will continue his failed [...]
6/18
Seattle (June 18) – The members of the Seattle City Council voted 9-0 to approve Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s legislation to increase the number of bridge housing and shelter units in 90 days by 25 percent to serve more than 500 additional people every [...]
6/18
Plan Includes First-Ever Exemption for Low Income Seniors, People with Disabilities, and Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities Seattle (June 18) – The Seattle City Council voted 9-0 to approve Mayor Jenny Durkan’s Families, Education, [...]
6/13
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, [...]
6/12
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 [...]
6/11
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 [...]
6/11
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, [...]
6/8
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 [...]
6/6
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 [...]
6/5
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 [...]