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Updated: Mayor Announces New Seattle Police Chief Mayor Ed Murray will make the announcement during a Monday press conference
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Proposes $15 Minimum Wage PlanEd Murray proposed a phased-in increase of the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next seven years
Seattle Mayor To Pay Workers Minimum $15 An Hour A preliminary budget analysis shows the move would cost Seattle an additional $690,000 in payroll and benefit costs.
Ed Murray Resigns From Senate Leadership Role Sen. Ed Murray has resigned as leader of the Senate Democrats following his election as mayor of Seattle, but he wasn't yet resigning from the Senate in order to continue to represent the 43rd District during the special session that started on Thursday.
McGinn Concedes Defeat In Seattle Mayor's RaceMike McGinn has formally conceded defeat to Ed Murray in the Seattle mayor's race.
In Liberal Seattle, Mayoral Race Hinges On Style Seattle's mayoral candidates are fairly similar when it comes to their policy views, so voters returning their ballots Tuesday may be left to choose between styles as both men position themselves as the more liberal choice for voters in the Northwest's largest city.
UPDATE: McGinn Running For Reelection Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn faces Sen. Ed Murray, City Councilman Tim Burgess and former City Councilman Peter Steinbrueck in his run for reelection.
Mayor McGinn Makes Playoff Bet With D.C. MayorSeattle Mayor Mike McGinn tweeted Wednesday that he has made a friendly bet with Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray over Sunday's playoff game between the Seahawks and Redskins.
State Sen. Ed Murray To Run For Seattle MayorSen. Ed Murray, the newly anointed Democratic leader in the state Senate, said Wednesday he intends to run for Seattle mayor next year.