Tag: Mosqueda

Councilmembers’ Statement on School Bus Strike Tomorrow

Councilmembers Teresa Mosqueda, Rob Johnson and Lorena González issued the following statement regarding the school bus driver strike set to begin tomorrow: “The people who safely transport our kiddos in Seattle to public schools deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. This must begin with a decent contract with First Student. We stand in […]

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City Council’s Statement on ICE Targeting Immigrant Rights Activist Maru Mora-Villalpando

New Americans Committee Chair M. Lorena Gonzalez and Vice Chair Teresa Mosqueda issued the following statement jointly with all nine members of the Seattle City Council in response to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s initiation of deportation proceedings against immigrant rights activist, Maru Mora-Villalpando: “We, members of the Seattle City Council, are angered that Seattle’s office of Immigration […]

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Councilmembers González, Mosqueda Respond to AG’s Motel 6 Suit

Councilmembers M. Lorena González (Citywide, Pos. 9) and Teresa Mosqueda (Citywide, Pos. 8) issued the following joint-statement in response to Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court suing Motel 6 for sharing guest information with the federal government’s Department of Homeland Security for over 9,000 Motel 6 guests. As a result […]

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Council Sets 2018-19 Committee Assignments

The Seattle City Council today adopted Resolution 31789 establishing committee assignments for 2018 and 2019. Each Councilmember is responsible for chairing a Council committee and managing legislation related to the committee’s respective subjects. In addition, each Councilmember serves as vice chair, member and alternate on three additional committees. Councilmembers elected Council President Harrell to continue […]

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Mosqueda Casts First Vote as Councilmember in Support of Key Arena Redevelopment

Seattle, WA – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Citywide, Pos 8) issued the following statement in response to the Council’s approval of C.B. 119088, an ordinance related to KeyArena, by a vote of 7-1: “Earlier today I cast my first vote as a Seattle City Councilmember in support of redeveloping Key Arena. We are experiencing a unique […]

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Mosqueda Sworn-In As City Councilmember

SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) received the Oath of Office earlier today in Council Chambers following the certification of the 2017 election results by King County Elections. Mosqueda joins the Council after more than a decade of effectively advocating for workers rights and immigrants and refugees. She is best known for the […]

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