Mayor Durkan Condemns Trump Administration’s Threat to Escalate ICE Raids This Weekend

Mayor Durkan Condemns Trump Administration’s Threat to Escalate ICE Raids This Weekend

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (July 11, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today responded to reports that beginning this weekend the Trump administration will escalate United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in communities across the United States. While Seattle is not on the initial list of cities where escalated raids are …

Mayor Jenny Durkan Invests Additional $100,000 in Supplementary Budget to Help Prevent Gender-Based Violence in Communities Most Impacted

Mayor Jenny Durkan Invests Additional $100,000 in Supplementary Budget to Help Prevent Gender-Based Violence in Communities Most Impacted

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (July 9, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced $100,000 in additional 2019 funding in the second quarter’s supplementary budget for education and prevention programs seeking to address gender-based violence in Seattle. The funding will support existing organizations to build their capacity and advance youth programming, education programs …

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…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailToday 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 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…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (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…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (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…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby 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 …

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan:  ‘We will do what we have to do to protect the people in Seattle’

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan: ‘We will do what we have to do to protect the people in Seattle’

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sarah Toce Former U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan has made history as Seattle’s first lesbian mayor and only the second woman in history to hold the office. Running on a platform of free college tuition for Seattle public high school graduates, criminal justice reform, affordable housing, and protection …