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The Columbian
Seattle mayor wants to use money from land sale for homelessSEATTLE — Mayor Jenny Durkan wants to use $11 million in proceeds from the expe
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE — Mayor Jenny Durkan wants to use $11 million in proceeds from the expected sale of a city-owned property to fund new rental assistance and short-term housing options for the homeless. The Seattle Times reports the move is one of the first... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Judge: Seattle in compliance with police reformsCarmen Best, who has said she wants the permanent job, inherits the responsibil
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Carmen Best, who has said she wants the permanent job, inherits the responsibility of maintaining the reforms. New Mayor Jenny Durkan — who was the U.S. attorney in Seattle when the DOJ found the police deficiencies—has pledged to carry out the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sessions targets California as rollback of legalised cannabis beginsbullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things that a
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
bullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things that are actually working," said Seattle's Mayor, Jenny Durkan (D). Some say that after pursuing the state's 2 million undocumented workers, opening the coast to drilling and... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Sessions targets California as rollback of legalised cannabis beginsbullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things that a
The Register Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
bullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things that are actually working," said Seattle's Mayor, Jenny Durkan (D). Some say that after pursuing the state's 2 million undocumented workers, opening the coast to drilling and... Read more
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CBS News
States with legal pot vow to fight DOJ memobe bullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things tha
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
be bullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things that are actually working," said Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. In Colorado, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer said his office won't change its approach to prosecuting marijuana... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Inslee slams federal decision on marijuana enforcementLeader Sharon Nelson, D-Maury Island, said Washington has come to rely on the m
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
Leader Sharon Nelson, D-Maury Island, said Washington has come to rely on the money from marijuana taxes. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes condemned the overreach by the Trump administration on legalized marijuana... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Seattle's homeless death toll tops 130to agree on is that we cannot continue to do things as we always have," Zylstra
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
to agree on is that we cannot continue to do things as we always have," Zylstra said. In a recent interview, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan tried to strike a balance between confidence in the city's current approach -- using data to determine which... Read more
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The Columbian
Seattle settles lawsuit over abuse claims against ex-mayorexpenses and allowing Mr. Heckard to move forward with his life,” Holmes said i
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
expenses and allowing Mr. Heckard to move forward with his life,” Holmes said in a statement. Newly elected Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a former U.S. Attorney, said settling the suit will let the city begin to heal. “As someone who has... Read more
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The Columbian
Homeless deaths growing in Seattleto be seen how local elected officials handle the homelessness problem in 2018.
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
to be seen how local elected officials handle the homelessness problem in 2018. In a recent interview, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan tried to strike a balance between confidence in the city’s current approach — using data to determine which... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Seattle settles lawsuit over abuse claims against ex-mayorexpenses and allowing Mr. Heckard to move forward with his life," Holmes said i
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
expenses and allowing Mr. Heckard to move forward with his life," Holmes said in a statement. Newly elected Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a former U.S. Attorney, said settling the suit will let the city begin to heal. "As someone who has... Read more
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Daily Mail
Seattle settles lawsuit over abuse claims against ex-mayorthe newspaper reports. 'I wonder how many other victims are out there,' Anders
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
the newspaper reports. 'I wonder how many other victims are out there,' Anderson added. Politician and mayoral candidate, Jenny Durkan, endorsed Murray's decision to resign from his position, while questioning his background. 'It is time for... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle agrees to pay $150,000 settlement to man who accused Ed Murray of abusean “opportunity for healing,” that would allow Heckard to move on with his life
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
an “opportunity for healing,” that would allow Heckard to move on with his life. City Attorney Pete Holmes and Mayor Jenny Durkan release statement on Murray settlement: pic.twitter.com/Cjna39L42X Murray’s attorneys also released a... Read more
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The Columbian
Travel lawsuit, train crash among top 10 Washington storiesallegations emerged Murray had been expected to easily win re-election. In Nove
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
allegations emerged Murray had been expected to easily win re-election. In November city voters chose former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to lead Seattle. She became only the second female elected Seattle mayor. 3.) Amtrak train derailment An... Read more
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Crosscut
Entering the third year of Seattle's homelessness emergencytwo years ago, the country elected Donald Trump, Mayor Ed Murray resigned after
Crosscut / Posted 21 days ago
two years ago, the country elected Donald Trump, Mayor Ed Murray resigned after a slew of sexual abuse allegations, Jenny Durkan became the first female mayor in 89 years and the city’s median home value rose from $538,000 to... Read more
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Crosscut
One question that will drive Jenny Durkan’s homeless strategySeattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is sworn into office at the Ethiopian Community Cent
Crosscut / Posted 21 days ago
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is sworn into office at the Ethiopian Community Center in Rainier Beach. Nov. 8, 2017. Credit: Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut Seattle is a city that likes to go its own way. As America moved steadily rightward during the Obama... Read more
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Crosscut
You thought 2017 was a mess? Just waitRodgers is smart and articulate. It will be one of the top races in the country
Crosscut / Posted 22 days ago
Rodgers is smart and articulate. It will be one of the top races in the country to watch. What will the new mayor, Jenny Durkan, find when she lifts the hood at City Hall? My hunch is she is going to find ample places for spending reform.... Read more
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Crosscut
Best of 2017: At City Hall, a massive department is mired in chaoswage as a major accomplishment. He name-checked it in the lobby of the Paramoun
Crosscut / Posted 24 days ago
wage as a major accomplishment. He name-checked it in the lobby of the Paramount Theatre recently as he was endorsing Jenny Durkan to take his place. But in interviews with a dozen current city employees — all of whom asked for anonymity... Read more
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Crosscut
What Vancouver, B.C., can teach us about housingpoint of agreement between mayoral candidates Cary Moon, for whom real-estate s
Crosscut / Posted 30 days ago
point of agreement between mayoral candidates Cary Moon, for whom real-estate speculation was her major campaign plank, and Jenny Durkan, who belatedly came around, declaring real-estate speculation a barrier to affordable housing in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
At least 6 dead after Amtrak train derails over I-5of our wonderful First Responders who are on the scene. We are currently monito
Darien News-Review / Posted a month ago
of our wonderful First Responders who are on the scene. We are currently monitoring here at the White House. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan released a statement pledging the city's help: "This catastrophic derailment is horrific. My thoughts are with... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'Multiple fatalities' after Amtrak train derails near Olympiaincident. Amtrak canceled Cascades trains 504 and 509, which provide service b
Stamford Advocate / Posted a month ago
incident. Amtrak canceled Cascades trains 504 and 509, which provide service between Seattle and Portland. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan released a statement pledging the city's help: "This catastrophic derailment is horrific. My thoughts are with... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'Multiple fatalities' after Amtrak train derails near Olympiaresponse. Amtrak canceled Cascades trains 504 and 509, which provide service b
Connecticut Post / Posted a month ago
response. Amtrak canceled Cascades trains 504 and 509, which provide service between Seattle and Portland. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan released a statement pledging the city's help: "This catastrophic derailment is horrific. My thoughts are with... Read more
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Crosscut
Durkan to unveil $100 million for affordable housingMayor Jenny Durkan is sworn into office at the Ethiopian Community Center in Ra
Crosscut / Posted a month ago
Mayor Jenny Durkan is sworn into office at the Ethiopian Community Center in Rainier Beach, Seattle, Tuesday, November 8, 2017. Credit: Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut Mayor Jenny Durkan will announce a more than $100 million investment in new and... Read more
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EuroNews
Net neutrality supporters vow a reboot after FCC pulls plugRahm Emanuel of Chicago and Marty Walsh of Boston — along with Sam Liccardo of
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
Rahm Emanuel of Chicago and Marty Walsh of Boston — along with Sam Liccardo of San Jose, California, in Silicon Valley, and Jenny Durkan of Seattle, home to Amazon.com. Amazon and many of the biggest Silicon Valley giants rallied support to... Read more
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