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Mosqueda: President’s Budget ‘Woefully Out of Touch’ With Reality for Working Families

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), who is in Washington DC for meetings with the National League of Cities (NLC) National Housing Taskforce Members, with members of Congress, and with national thought leaders, issued the following statement from the nation’s capital in response to the release of President Trump’s budget earlier today: “The President’s budget […]

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Mosqueda Statement on Trump Administration’s Announcement Impacting Family Planning Providers

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee (HHEWR), issued the following statement in response to the Washington State Attorney General’s plan to sue the Trump administration over the “gag rule” impacting family planning providers: “The Trump administration cannot silence us – we are shouting our objection […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on Amazon Pulling Out of New York City Headquarters

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement after Amazon canceled plans to build a second headquarters in New York City: “New York City officials, labor, and community came together to set their terms for partnership with one of the biggest and fast-growing […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on Judge Blocking Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, and co-chair of the City’s Census Task Force issued the following statement after a federal judge blocked the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census: “Today’s ruling sends a message to our immigrant communities […]

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City Council Honors 100 years of Labor History in Seattle

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee (HHEWR), sponsored a proclamation read in Council Chambers today honoring the importance of labor unions and Seattle’s organized labor history. This year marks the 100-year anniversary of the Seattle General Strike, when more than 65,000 general workers stopped working for […]

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Mosqueda Statement of Support for Striking EMTs

‘It takes tremendous courage…We stand with you’ Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee (HHEWR), issued the following statement in response to the announcement by members of Teamsters Local 763 who voted to approve a strike: “It takes tremendous courage, dedication and solidarity to go out […]

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Council Votes To Protect Workers from Harassment, Intimidation

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee (HHEWR), together with her colleagues passed C.B. 119374 to create the Office of the Employee Ombud (OEO) during the Full Council meeting earlier today.  The measure passed by a vote of 6-0 and Mosqueda issued the following statement in […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on Overdose Prevention Sites Ruling

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement after the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that Initiative 27, which attempted to ban public funding of overdose prevention sites in King County, was outside the scope of local initiative power: “I celebrate today’s decision […]

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Advancing the City’s Commitment to Protecting Workers from Harassment and Intimidation

Mosqueda:  With new office ‘…we have the momentum to create impactful, lasting change’   Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee (HHEWR), hosted a committee briefing earlier today and voted legislation out of committee to create the Office of the Employee Ombud (OEO), a key recommendation […]

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Advisory: Mosqueda to Advance City’s Commitment to Protecting Workers from Harassment and Intimidation

PRESS ADVISORY   Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda EVENT DATE 9:30 a.m. Thursday, December 6 Contact: Dana Robinson Slote, Council Communications, (206) 615-0061       Mosqueda to Advance City’s Commitment to Protecting Workers from Harassment and Intimidation Committee meeting participants will address need for new office ‘… to create impactful, lasting change’ SEATTLE – Today at 9:30 am, […]

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