Sen. Ed Murray
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.
One year after leading Washington state’s effort to legalize gay marriage, Ed Murray is now poised to become the next mayor of Seattle.
A bill introduced in the state Legislature on Tuesday would allow young immigrants who have no legal status in the country to apply for state financial aid for college.
The leader of the Senate Democrats in Washington state proposed a capital gains tax Friday to help add hundreds of millions of dollars to education.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn faces Sen. Ed Murray, City Councilman Tim Burgess and former City Councilman Peter Steinbrueck in his run for reelection.