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CM Mosqueda, White House and PA Gov. Wolf Featured in Brookings Institute Panel on Essential Workers & Government Investments

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) will be a featured panelist in a Brookings Institute webinar on innovative ways essential workers are being supported at the federal, state, and local levels. The event, hosted by Brookings Metro, will take place Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7 a.m. PST. Mosqueda joins other featured speakers Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Jared Bernstein, Member of the Council of Economic Advisors for President Biden. 

“I’m thrilled to be joining other government leaders to discuss how cities and states have been a key partner in passing worker protections and providing aid during this pandemic. Our essential workers have been on the frontlines of this pandemic, and it is our duty as elected leaders to create policies that increase their safety, as essential workers have been vital in helping our community with food access, transportation and education,” Mosqueda said.

Mosqueda will share what the City of Seattle has done to protect and invest in essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, both legislatively and through its budget. Some of the work the Seattle City Council has led on includes:

Those who want to attend the webinar should register at  https://brook.gs/2ODxXtv.

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