Mayor Ed Murray

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Seattle To Shutter Dozens Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

With Washington state overhauling its medical marijuana law, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city is planning to shutter dozens of dispensaries.

CBS Seattle–05/27/2015

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Shell Clears Major Hurdle For Arctic Drilling

Just days ahead of a planned protest of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the company on Monday cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to drill off Alaska’s northwestern coast.

05/11/2015

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Seattle Arena Can Move Forward After Environmental Review

Plans for a proposed multipurpose arena in Seattle’s stadium district can move forward after a final environmental impact statement found no major issues to block the project.

1090 The Fan–05/07/2015

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Seattle Mayor Announces Plans To Open 100-Bed Shelter

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced plans to open a new 100-bed homeless shelter on city-owned property.

CBS Seattle–04/20/2015

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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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