Ed Murray

'15 Now' protesters (Emmanuel Dunand /AFP/Getty Images)

Minimum Wage Debate Pits Cities Against States

Efforts to raise the wage are running into opposition from state lawmakers and business groups who say a patchwork of minimum wages could lead to a confusing and unequal business climate in which labor costs would vary dramatically from city to city

CBS Seattle–06/19/2014

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Student Killed In SPU Shooting Was From Oregon

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray identified the student as 19-year-old Paul Lee

CBS Seattle–06/06/2014

Fast Food workers across the country marched to demand a higher minimum wage. (Getty Images)

Will Others Follow Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike?

Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.

CBS Seattle–06/03/2014

Seattle Police (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Federal Suit: Seattle Police Say ‘Use-Of-Force’ Policies Are Unconstitutional

Seattle police are suing the city and U.S. Justice Department to challenge new “use of force” restrictions that they say are “unconstitutional” and endanger their lives.

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Tensions Grow In Seattle’s Minimum Wage Plan

Tensions are growing between business and labor groups as the Seattle City Council debates min. wage

CBS Seattle–05/22/2014

File photo of a Seattle police officer. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Updated: Mayor Announces New Seattle Police Chief

Mayor Ed Murray will make the announcement during a Monday press conference

CBS Seattle–05/19/2014

File photo of student (Photo by Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Murray Wants Property Tax To Support High-Quality Preschool

Murray says the preschool plan would help close the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor children and help prepare Seattle kids for success in school and life

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

In Depth: Seattle Hopes To Lead Nation With $15 Min. Wage

The Seattle mayor is proposing to raise the wage to $15 in the coming years to the highest level in the nation

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

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NHL Commissioner Visits Seattle Regarding Arena Status

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman made a visit to Seattle to meet with local elected leaders to get an update on the status of a possible new arena

1090 The Fan–05/13/2014

Sen. Ed Murray (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Seattle Mayor Proposes Tax, Fee Hikes For Transit

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants voters to approve both tax and fee increases to pay to keep buses running in the city and to and from the suburbs

CBS Seattle–05/13/2014

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