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9/7

Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement regarding the announcement from Amazon:  “Today is an exciting day for Amazon, one of Seattle’s original technology companies and one that has helped reshape our city over the last two decades. [...]

9/5

Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:  “President Trump’s elimination of DACA is a reprehensible and heartless act by a president who [...]

8/31

Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement in response to reports President Trump is planning to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “Behaving like a flip reality TV show host who boosts ratings by dismissing [...]

8/28

Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the community organizations that have been selected to receive $1.5 million in grants as part of the Legal Defense Fund to provide legal aid to vulnerable immigrants and refugees. [...]

8/24

Mayor Ed Murray has proposed to bring ORCA cards to the Seattle Center Monorail, giving commuters, residents, students, and visitors more options to access the iconic Seattle Center campus and Uptown neighborhoods by connecting the Monorail to the [...]

8/16

Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement:  “We must remove statues and flags that represent this country’s abhorrent history of slavery and oppression based on the color of people’s skin. It is the right thing to do. During this troubling [...]

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Communications Director
Benton Strong
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Katherine Jolly
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William Lemke
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Josh Belzman
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