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Mayor Ed Murray

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Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell Dies

Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.

07/27/2014

Kathleen O’Toole (Photo credit: Seattle Police Department)

Seattle Council OKs City’s 1st Female Police Chief

The City Council on Monday approved hiring Kathleen O’Toole as Seattle’s new police chief. The one-time Boston police commissioner and former inspector general for Ireland’s national police force will be Seattle’s first female chief.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

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Deal Would Lift Cap On Rideshare Cars In Seattle

A deal brokered by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray would lift a cap on the number of rideshare cars allowed on the road at one time.

CBS Seattle–06/16/2014

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City Light CEO Pay To Be Voted On By Seattle City Council

The Seattle City Council is scheduled to vote Monday whether to approve a pay raise for Seattle City Light CEO Jorge Carrasco. He’s already the highest-paid city employee at nearly $245,000 a year.

CBS Seattle–06/16/2014

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Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves $15 Minimum Wage

The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation.

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

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Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Vote Coming Next Week

An ordinance that increases the minimum wage in Seattle has been approved by a City Council committee, moving it forward to a full council vote next week.

CBS Seattle–05/29/2014

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Mayor To Announce $15 Wage Plan On May Day

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he will announce on Thursday his plan for raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.

CBS Seattle–05/01/2014

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Seattle Stymied In Efforts To Raise Minimum Wage

Mayor Ed Murray says business and labor interests have not been able to reach an agreement on raising Seattle’s minimum wage.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2014

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Seattle Group Files $15 Minimum Wage Initiative

A Seattle group seeking a $15 an hour minimum wage has filed the paperwork for a city initiative, increasing pressure on Mayor Ed Murray and the city council to pass a wage increase without exemptions or delays.

CBS Seattle–04/14/2014

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Seattle Mayor, Council Back Ousted Gay Scoutmaster

Seattle’s mayor and city council have thrown their support behind a Boys Scouts troop leader in Seattle who was dismissed last month because he is gay.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2014

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