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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today issued the following statement after the Federal Monitor Merrick Bobb found the Seattle Police Department’s Force Review Board to be in initial compliance with the court-ordered agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice: “The federal monitor recognizes a renewed culture of accountability at the Seattle Police Department. We continue to […]
Today, Mayor Ed Murray, along with Councilmembers Tim Burgess, Jean Godden, and Sally Bagshaw, introduced legislation to formally designate the Seattle P-I Globe a Seattle landmark. City Council’s approval of this ordinance will complete the process that began in 2012 “The P-I Globe is one of our city’s prominent icons, a visible reminder of Seattle’s […]
Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after the Seattle City Council approved the City’s 2016 budget: “Today marks the culmination of months of hard work by the Council, the City Budget Office and staff across the City. Thanks to all who contributed to this critical effort, especially to the Council, which continues to balance […]
Mayor proposes new rules to strengthen Seattle labor laws
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray proposed a comprehensive set of amendments to Seattle’s labor standards to remedy and prevent wage theft and other labor standards violations. The legislation is aimed to better protect workers, deter and penalize bad actors while leveling the playing field for businesses that are already in compliance.
Murray announces new cultural district in the Central Area
This week Mayor Ed Murray sent the Seattle City Council a draft ordinance to create the Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District, the second Seattle neighborhood to be designated an Arts & Cultural District.
Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement on Seattle’s tradition of welcoming immigrants and refugees:

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