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    Kshama Sawant: Amazon Must Guarantee Safe Conditions, Strong Wages and Fair Contracts for All Contractors

    In the wake of the 250-person strong strike by pilots working for Amazon’s contractor, ABX Air, Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle) is calling on Amazon to heed the demands of pilots from Atlas Air, Southern Air, and Airborne Air, all represented by Teamsters Local 1224. Pilots will picket today outside of Amazon’s headquarters […]

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    Historic Victory at Standing Rock Calls for Celebration and Vigilance

    For the last eight months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has led a historic campaign against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), uniting hundreds of tribes, environmentalists, veterans and other activists inspired by their bold stand in defense of native treaty rights and the environment.   On Sunday, millions of people around the world celebrated news […]

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    Historic Victory at Standing Rock Calls for Celebration and Vigilance

    For the last eight months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has led a historic campaign against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), uniting hundreds of tribes, environmentalists, veterans and other activists inspired by their bold stand in defense of native treaty rights and the environment.   On Sunday, millions of people around the world celebrated news […]

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    Housing Levy Administrative and Finance Plan, MHA in District 1, Pecos Pit, and Winter Weather Snow Routes

    Housing Levy Administrative and Finance Plan The Office of Housing is seeking input as we develop the 2016 Seattle Housing Levy Administrative and Financial Plan. Distribution of Housing Levy funds is guided by an Administrative & Financial Plan, reviewed and revised every two years and adopted by City Council. Download the current A&F Plan.  The A&F […]

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    Councilmember Juarez’s Statement on New Sanctioned Encampment Site in North Seattle

    Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) issued the following statement following the Human Services Department’s announcement that they have selected 3 new potential sites for sanctioned encampments in Seattle: “Today the Human Services Department announced that a new tiny house village will be located in North Seattle. This new site will be located south […]

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    Thanksgiving Letter to President Obama on Standing Rock

    This Thanksgiving Day, 2016, I sent the following letter to President Obama, calling on him again to end the police violence in Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline project. November 24, 2016 President Obama, Today, as millions of people in the U.S. celebrate Thanksgiving in the warmth of their family homes, the courageous indigenous Americans standing […]

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    Budget Wrap Up, Transgender Day of Remembrance, December 16 In-District Office Hours UPDATE, Call for Public Comment on Source of Income Discrimination

    Budget Wrap Up I’ve been writing to you weekly since September with updates on the deliberations on the proposed 2017-2018 budget.  This will be my last budget update of the year because on Monday, the City Council adopted the 2017 City of Seattle budget and 2017-2022 Capital Improvement Plan. As part of the biennial budget […]

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    2017 budget adopted! Addressing homelessness, creating safe communities and devising system-wide reforms

    After many weeks of intense work, Council has adopted the 2017 City budget, and I am very pleased with the priorities we supported next year. We are moving forward in many ways that matter greatly to me. In this budget, I remained focused on three main priorities: to address homelessness, to create safe communities in […]

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    My Final Comments on the 2017 City Budget

    On Monday, November 22, 2016, the Seattle City Council cast our final votes on the 2017 budget. Once again, the People’s Budget movement won a number of progressive budget victories. Most notably, our Build 1,000 Homes Coalition was able to wrest $29 million in bonds for affordable housing — funding that many Councilmembers had sworn they would never […]

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    Celebrating the Victories of the 2017-2018 Budget Process

    I approached my first budget process as I do most of my work here at city hall – through the lens of my urban planning and policy background, and holding firm to four core values: fostering community, making the city more affordable, achieving greater public safety, and supporting kids and families. After an incredibly busy […]

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