Statement by Mayor Jenny Durkan on the Passing of Paul G. Allen

Statement by Mayor Jenny Durkan on the Passing of Paul G. Allen

Share this…Facebook1TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailSeattle (October 15) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the below statement following the announcement of the passing of Paul G. Allen: “Paul was a true son of Seattle who made his beloved city – and our world – a better, more vibrant place. For generations to come, Seattleites …

Mayor Durkan: Washington State Supreme Court Ruling Death Penalty Unconstitutional is the Right Decision

Mayor Durkan: Washington State Supreme Court Ruling Death Penalty Unconstitutional is the Right Decision

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailSeattle (October 11) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today concurred with the ruling by the Washington State Supreme Court that deemed the death penalty unconstitutional. In their ruling, the court unanimously ordered the eight individuals on death row would have their sentences converted to life in prison. A further …

Mayor Durkan Leads More Than 30 U.S. Mayors in Calling on 3D Printer Manufacturers to Stop Their Products from Being Used to Create Homemade Guns

Mayor Durkan Leads More Than 30 U.S. Mayors in Calling on 3D Printer Manufacturers to Stop Their Products from Being Used to Create Homemade Guns

Share this…Facebook1TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailSeattle (September 26) – Joined by more than 30 mayors from across the country, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan led a letter calling on the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help prevent their products from being used to create homemade, unregulated, and untraceable guns with downloadable blueprints. In June, the Trump administration reached …

In First Budget of Her Administration, Mayor Durkan Proposes $609 Million Investment in Transit and Transportation Improvements

In First Budget of Her Administration, Mayor Durkan Proposes $609 Million Investment in Transit and Transportation Improvements

Share this…Facebook1TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailToday at Seattle’s Fire Station 10, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan delivered her 2019-2020 Biennial Proposed Budget. The first budget of her administration, Mayor Durkan’s plan calls for a $609 million investment in transit and Seattle’s transportation system, $128.3 million over appropriated 2018 levels. The Mayor’s proposed transit and transportation …

Mayor Durkan Issues Executive Order to Update City of Seattle’s Harassment and Discrimination Policies

Mayor Durkan Issues Executive Order to Update City of Seattle’s Harassment and Discrimination Policies

Share this…Facebook1TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailSeattle (September 21, 2018) – In a letter to City employees, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that she has signed an Executive Order to implement a series of changes that will reform and update how the City addresses allegations of harassment, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct. These actions are …

Mayor Durkan Announces New Innovation Advisory Council to Address City’s Most Urgent Challenges

Mayor Durkan Announces New Innovation Advisory Council to Address City’s Most Urgent Challenges

Share this…Facebook1TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailSeattle (August 2) –At Zillow Group in Seattle, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed an Executive Order to launch the City’s first ever Innovation Advisory Council. With initial commitments by Amazon, Artefact Group, Expedia Group, Flying Fish, Microsoft, Tableau, Technology Access Foundation, Washington Technology Industry Association, and Zillow Group, Mayor Durkan will bring …

Mayor Durkan Names Interim Chief Carmen Best as Next Chief of the Seattle Police Department

Mayor Durkan Names Interim Chief Carmen Best as Next Chief of the Seattle Police Department

Share this…Facebook2TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailSeattle (July 17) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan selected Interim Chief Carmen Best as the next Chief of the Seattle Police Department (SPD). Best, who previously served as Deputy Chief under Chief Kathleen O’Toole, is a widely-respected law enforcement leader who has been an instrumental part of implementing the …

Mayor Jenny Durkan and others officially launch the Capitol Hill Station Development at ribbon cutting ceremony

Mayor Jenny Durkan and others officially launch the Capitol Hill Station Development at ribbon cutting ceremony

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott It was a decades-in-the-making moment when Mayor Jenny Durkan officially cut the ribbon for the Capitol Hill Station Development this past Tuesday, June 19th. Besides Durkan, the event also featured various speakers from Capitol Hill Housing, Sound Transit and the AIDS Memorial Pathway (AMP). Capitol Hill …