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Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement about today’s United States Supreme Court’s hearing of oral arguments about marriage equality: “Today’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court represent an important next step in the fight for equality for all. We have seen a tremendous shift across the country following Washington State voters’ lead on marriage […]
Mayor Ed Murray today issued the following statement after the Seattle City Council appointed John Okamoto to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sally Clark...
Today, Mayor Ed Murray launched Seattle’s Equity & Environment Initiative (EEI), a partnership of the city, the community and several private foundations to deepen Seattle’s commitment to race and social justice in environmental work. The effort will create new opportunities for those most affected by environmental injustices to lead on the solutions.
Monica Liang-Aguirre has been named the Early Learning Director for the City of Seattle’s Department of Education and Early Learning. Liang-Aguirre will oversee the City’s investments in early childhood education, including the launch of the Seattle Preschool Program.
Today, Mayor Murray announced plans to partner with the Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) to fund operations of a new 100 bed shelter in a City of Seattle-owned property.
Mayor Murray announced today that the City is launching a Civic Poet program to celebrate Seattle's rich literary community, while investing in the future of literary arts through community engagement. Applications to be the 2015 Civic Poet will be accepted April 16 – May 28.

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