The Suquamish Tribe endorses Mayor Ed Murray’s campaign for re-election

The Suquamish Tribal Council voted unanimously to endorse Mayor Murray’s campaign for re-election. SEATTLE— Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s re-election campaign today announced the endorsement of the Suquamish Tribal Council. The Council voted unanimously to endorse. Leonard Forsman, Chairman of the Tribal Council, says, “We are honored to have worked with Mayor Murray on the redevelopment … Continued

More labor unions endorse Ed Murray’s campaign for re-election

  The Murray campaign has been endorsed by every labor union that has endorsed so far in the race; today marks a total of 19 union endorsements. SEATTLE— Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s re-election campaign today announced endorsements from several more labor unions: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 46, International Union of Operating Engineers Local … Continued

Murray campaign statement on Mike McGinn entering the race for mayor

Mayor Ed Murray’s campaign this week released the following statement in response to former Mayor Mike McGinn’s announcement that he is entering the mayoral race: “Mayor Murray’s approach, which he developed over 19 years of progressive leadership in the legislature, is to bring diverse constituencies together to find common ground in order to create real solutions … Continued

Seattle sues Trump administration over ‘sanctuary cities’ order

Seattle will argue that an executive order by President Donald Trump violates the Constitution by trying to make local governments enforce federal immigration law. Seattle is suing President Donald Trump over his executive order cracking down on so-called “sanctuary cities” for how they handle people living in the United States illegally. The city is doing … Continued

Seattle mayor to Democrats: ‘Anger has to be attached to a strategy’

Ed Murray is warning Democrats they’ll never stop President Donald Trump if they don’t move quickly to operationalize the resistance and dispense with progressive purity tests — such as talking down to voters who, like him, take their faith seriously. The Seattle mayor is positioning himself at the forefront of the pushback to Trump. Last … Continued

Over 600 community leaders, current and former elected officials, and major labor unions endorse Ed Murray for reelection

 New endorsements build on previously-announced support from labor unions and environmental leaders   SEATTLE— Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s re-election campaign today announced endorsements from more than 600 community leaders as well as current and former elected officials and several new labor endorsements. Adding to his strong labor support thus far, Murray has now been endorsed … Continued

Seattle to open Navigation Center for homeless in International District

SEATTLE – Mayor Ed Murray on Wednesday announced the location of Seattle’s “Navigation Center,” a 24-hour shelter opening in the Spring that will serve as the primary access point for the city’s homeless population to get the help they need. The Navigation Center will be located at the Pearl Warren Building (606 12th Ave. S.) … Continued

Seattle offers city workers 12 weeks paid parental leave

By PAIGE BROWNING • FEB 14, 2017 New moms and dads who work for the city of Seattle will now be allowed 12 weeks of paid leave. The City Council unanimously adopted a new parental leave policy Monday with the support of Mayor Ed Murray. Supporters say expanding the paid parental leave law is a … Continued

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray expands program to hire minorities for construction projects

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Wednesday expanded the city’s Priority Hire program, which has increased the number of women, racial minorities and poor people working on city construction projects. Murray signed an executive order directing city departments to evaluate private construction projects with an investment of city funds to determine if they would benefit from … Continued

Seattle’s poor are finding work through city program, so let’s grow it, says Mayor

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to expand the city’s “priority-hire” policy to some private projects in which the city has a major stake. A city report documents how the program has helped put people from poor neighborhoods to work. By Daniel Beekman, Seattle Times staff reporter   Seattle’s new “priority-hire” policy, which reserves a percentage of … Continued

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The Suquamish Tribe endorses Mayor Ed Murray’s campaign for re-election

The Suquamish Tribal Council voted unanimously to endorse Mayor Murray’s campaign for re-election. SEATTLE— Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s re-election campaign today announced the endorsement of the Suquamish Tribal Council. The Council voted unanimously to endorse. Leonard Forsman, Chairman of the Tribal Council, says, “We are honored to have worked with Mayor Murray on the redevelopment … Continued


More labor unions endorse Ed Murray’s campaign for re-election

  The Murray campaign has been endorsed by every labor union that has endorsed so far in the race; today marks a total of 19 union endorsements. SEATTLE— Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s re-election campaign today announced endorsements from several more labor unions: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 46, International Union of Operating Engineers Local … Continued


Murray campaign statement on Mike McGinn entering the race for mayor

Mayor Ed Murray’s campaign this week released the following statement in response to former Mayor Mike McGinn’s announcement that he is entering the mayoral race: “Mayor Murray’s approach, which he developed over 19 years of progressive leadership in the legislature, is to bring diverse constituencies together to find common ground in order to create real solutions … Continued

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I'm thankful for all we've achieved together. But we must look to the future and what's best for the city we love.

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Paul W LaroqueSad but I still support you and hope they'll let you finish the term in the fullest. I know how it feels to be accused even of the smallest things and misunderstandings....

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