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Mayor Ed Murray released the following statement on the retirement of Seattle Public Utilities Director Ray Hoffman: “Ray’s steady and forward-thinking leadership as SPU director has been invaluable to the utility customers of Seattle and to the [...]
Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement today regarding the recent release of confidential contract information in the collective bargaining process between the City of Seattle and the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild. “The collective bargaining [...]
Mayor Ed Murray announced today that the rank and file of the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, covering 956 firefighters have approved a four-year contract settlement that will expire on December 31, 2018. The contract will begin retroactively, [...]
Mayor Edward Murray delivered the following remarks this evening at a vigil at Capitol Hill’s Cal Anderson Park in the aftermath of the Orlando mass shooting: “We are gathered on this summer evening during the month we celebrate Pride to share [...]
Mayor Edward Murray made the following statement today regarding the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando early Sunday morning: “Americans woke up this morning with the all-too-familiar feeling of incomprehension at another act of mass [...]
Executive Order pursues replicating a new low-barrier comprehensive service center based on proven San Francisco model Mayor Edward Murray took action through Executive Order today directing the creation of a low-barrier, one-stop service center for [...]

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