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Welcome // Meet Our Team // Encouraging a Stronger Ordinance to Protect Trees// “Fridays in 4” // 4 You in District 4

Welcome Hello, and welcome to our District 4 newsletter! Each month our newsletter will detail what our office has been working on for you, discuss City Council votes, and provide information about issues and events in “D4”. While our team has been at City Hall for only three weeks, we want to share what we […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on WA L&I’s New Overtime Rules

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), chair of the Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement after the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries released new overtime rules that applies to workers, extending overtime protections to those making up to 2.5 times the state minimum wage: “Once again, Washington state […]

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Councilmember Sawant to Introduce Ordinance for Emergency Moratorium on Winter Evictions on Monday

Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle) today announced that she plans to bring forward legislation on Monday to pass an emergency moratorium on evictions of renters during Seattle’s winter months.  Sawant also highlighted the success of a community campaign, led in part by her office, that led to the halt of plans to close […]

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Seattle Council Passes Tax on Business to Help Address Homelessness

Following more than five months of deliberation, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance related to taxation, intended to help address homelessness.  The amended proposal establishes an annual tax of $275 per full time employee on the City’s largest businesses, those with revenues of more than $20 million  (about 3% of all businesses). The measure […]

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