Mayor Ed Murray

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Seattle Mayor Proposes $900 Million Transportation Levy

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is pushing a $900 million levy to pay for transportation improvements.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Seattle Mayor, Council Seek Review Of Shell Drilling Fleet

Mayor Ed Murray and City Council want to review whether Royal Dutch Shell PLC should be allowed to lease property along the city’s waterfront for its Arctic oil drilling fleet.

CBS Seattle–03/09/2015

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Mayor Proposes More Tent Cities For The Homeless In Seattle

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city needs more tent cities to respond to homelessness and illegal camping.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2015

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Seattle Turns To Indigenous People’s Day

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray invited city council members and tribal leaders to the Monday afternoon signing ceremony for the Indigenous People’s Day resolution.

CBS Seattle–10/13/2014

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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

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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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