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Councilmember Mosqueda Passes Two Green Energy Policies Out of Committee

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, in coordination with Mayor Jenny Durkan and Seattle City Light, passed two green energy ordinances out of her committee today. The first establishes a new program for large-scale solar energy producers, producers that are City Light customers who […]

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Seattle City Council To Consider Resolution in Support of Ending Cuba Embargo

The Seattle City Council may become the twelfth city across the nation to call for an end to the Cuba embargo. Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, together with the U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration organizer and local labor/civil rights leader, Cindy Domingo, will […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Congratulates New House Leader Rep. Jinkins

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement after the election of Rep. Laurie Jinkins of Tacoma as Speaker of the House: “Congratulations to Washington’s first female House speaker, Laurie Jinkins. Today’s news comes in a time of unprecedented numbers of women […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Honored with Inaugural Progressive Champion Award by National Organization

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, was honored by Local Progress, a national network of progressive elected officials across the country, with the Progressive Champion of the Year Award on July 26, 2019, an award named after Ady Barkan, founder of Local Progress and […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Notice of Intent to Sell Legislation Passed by Full Council

Legislation requires property owners to inform tenants when selling building SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, along with her Council Colleagues passed by an 8-0 vote legislation that modifies the city’s existing Notice of Intent to Sell ordinance during Monday’s Full Council […]

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Mosqueda: We’re investing in our frontline workers

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, and her Council colleagues unanimously passed in an 8-0 vote an ordinance that would give annual inflation adjustments to providers contracted through the Human Services Department, after over a decade of this issue being raised by non-profit providers.  […]

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Mosqueda Statement In Support of Council Passing Financial Plan to Support Low-Income Households

Amendments to Housing Funding Policies prioritize equitable development in communities at risk of displacement, good jobs SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), and Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee (HHEWR), issued the following statement in support of Council Bill 119531, an ordinance relating to housing for low-income households: “The […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on Council’s Passage of Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement after the Seattle City Council passed three pieces of legislation in a 9 – 0 vote that allows for the rezone and development of Fort Lawton into affordable housing, open space and active recreation: “The […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Reacts to WA L&I Overtime Rules

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), chair of the Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement applauding proposed Overtime Rules announced by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, proposing to extend overtime protections to those making up to 2.5 times the state minimum wage: “Thank you to the Washington […]

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Council Passes Mandatory Housing Affordability Legislation

Councilmember Rob Johnson (Dist. 4 – Northeast Seattle), Chair of the Select Committee on Mandatory Housing Affordability, or MHA, together with his colleagues voted today to approve a trio of bills as amended in Committee earlier this month.  Taken together, the Mandatory Housing Affordability legislation links affordable housing to growth across Seattle by requiring new […]

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