Today, President Trump was sworn into office, and our work to advance and preserve inclusive policies and civil rights for all begins. This new administration does not share Seattle’s values and has employed divisive tactics to stoke fear [...]


 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 [...]

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