Acquisition of 8-Acre property in high opportunity, high displacement risk neighborhood creates promise for equitable growth  Seattle (February 10, 2020) – Today Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the [...]
Seattle (February 7, 2020) – Washington State House Bill 2907, introduced by Representative Nicole Macri, passed out of the House Finance Committee today. Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the below statement after the Committee passage: “We proposed a [...]
In the past few years, we have seen a number of major projects that have changed the face of our city. We brought down the viaduct and reconnected our downtown to the waterfront and its heartbeat, the Puget Sound. We are redeveloping the arena at [...]
Project Will Connect Licton Springs and North Seattle College to Future Northgate Link Light Rail station SEATTLE (February 5, 2020) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Councilmember Debora Juarez hosted a groundbreaking celebration to mark the start [...]
The City of Seattle is partnering to offer the first in a series of Rapid Response public charge info sessions Seattle (February 4, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Council President M. Lorena González condemned the recent U.S. Supreme Court [...]
City of Seattle Will Fund 700 Naloxone Kits, Distribute Kits at 25 Naloxone Trainings Throughout Seattle for Community Members and Partner Organizations SEATTLE (January 30, 2020) – Standing alongside community members, public health professionals, [...]
Seattle (January 22, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan responded to this evening’s shooting in downtown Seattle with the following statement: “Early this evening, a dispute between individuals in our downtown core escalated into gunfire. As a [...]
Seattle (January 22, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan was appointed to serve as Chair of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Automation and Future of Work Task Force. Under Mayor Durkan’s leadership, the Task Force will focus on [...]
Three High-Impact Recommendations Identified to Promote Affordable Housing Choices for Workers Who Comprise the Majority of the City’s Workforce but Mostly Live Outside of City Limits Seattle (January 22, 2019) [...]
Seattle (January 14, 2020) – Following additional overnight snowfall and freezing conditions, the City of Seattle is closely monitoring impacts to services. Overnight the City experienced snow flurries, leaving a trace to two inches of snow on [...]