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Sound Transit Board members Mayor Ed Murray and City Councilmember Rob Johnson introduced amendments to the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) plan during today’s Board meeting in conjunction with other board members around the region.  The amendments effectively [...]
Mayor Ed Murray welcomed Seattle’s selection into a global network of cities building urban resilience as part of the 100 Resilient Cities—Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). Through the partnership, Seattle will soon hire its first-ever [...]
At 11:30 a.m., a significant power outage impacted about 60 percent of downtown Seattle. Seattle City Light was able to restore power to all customers by approximately 12:30 p.m. “Thanks to the quick work of City Light crews, power was restored [...]
Mayor Ed Murray announced the 2016 recipient of the 11th annual Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film, Washington Filmworks. The award recognizes an individual or entity for exceptional work that has significantly contributed to the [...]
Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after the Obama Administration issued a new rule extending overtime protections: “Thanks to the Obama Administration, more than 75,000 additional workers all across Washington will be eligible for [...]
Mayor Ed Murray and Governor Jay Inslee are initiating next steps to improve public safety and public health in the area under I-5 and in the East Duwamish Greenbelt along the freeway in South Seattle. “Seattle and the State of Washington will work [...]

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Jason Kelly

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Megan Coppersmith 

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Drue Nyenhuis

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