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Budget Chair Mosqueda, Council Colleagues Pass Mid-Year 2020 Budget Addressing Impacts of COVID-19

Council Leads with Anti-Austerity Measures and New Investments in Community, Participatory Budgeting Process Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Select Budget Committee, released the below statement after the Council passed a mid-year 2020 budget addressing the fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, following a first-in-recent-history summer budget session: “This Council has […]

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Mosqueda Introduces Resolution to Protect Journalists, Legal Observers, Medics during Protests

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) today introduced a resolution to protect journalists, legal observers, and medics from being harmed during protests. Mosqueda also requests the City Attorney’s Office withdraw support for enforcement of a Seattle Police Department subpoena that infringes on the freedom of press.   “Members of the press should never be seen as […]

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Mosqueda’s Statement After Mayor Vetoes COVID Relief Bill for Thousands of Seattle Families, Small Businesses

“Rent is due today. Federal cash assistance ends today. And today the Mayor vetoes COVID relief for small businesses and families.” Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) issued the following statement after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a midnight veto of the Council’s unanimous JumpStart COVID Relief bill that provided $86 million to support Seattle small […]

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Mosqueda, Council Colleagues Pass JumpStart’s COVID Relief Package and Economic Recovery Spending Plan

Plan prioritizes relief for small businesses, food security for families, affordable housing and essential city services Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and her Council colleagues today voted unanimously on two pieces of legislation to pass the JumpStart Seattle spending plan, which includes immediate COVID relief for Seattle’s families and small businesses, and long-term economic […]

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Mosqueda, Wide Coalition of Community Celebrates Enactment of JumpStart Seattle

Council shows leadership with much-needed COVID relief for families, small businesses, immigrants and refugees Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) celebrates the enactment of the JumpStart Seattle plan, which raises more than $200 million per year in progressive revenue to respond to the immediate COVID crisis and focus on Seattle’s long-term economic revitalization and resiliency […]

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Mosqueda’s ‘JumpStart’ Revenue Package Endorsed by Nearly 60 Organizations Representing Housing, Food Access, Labor, Faith and Immigrant Rights

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda’s (Position 8, Citywide) JumpStart Seattle legislation received endorsements by nearly sixty organizations representing a broad coalition of labor, housing, faith, immigrant rights and community resiliency who are supportive of the progressive revenue proposal co-sponsored by Councilmembers González, Herbold, Strauss and Lewis. The letter of support stated, “We write to you today in […]

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Mosqueda Announces Council Support for JumpStart Seattle — González, Herbold, Strauss, Lewis Sign on as Co-Sponsors

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) described the JumpStart Seattle progressive revenue proposal during last week’s Wednesday’s budget committee and invited any of her colleagues to sign-on as co-sponsors. Council President M. Lorena González and Councilmember Lisa Herbold announced during the meeting that they would co-sponsor. Councilmembers Dan Strauss and Andrew J. Lewis have also […]

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Overwhelming Vote of Support from MLK Labor Delegates for CM Mosqueda’s JumpStart Revenue

With almost 80 percent of the vote, Labor endorses Mosqueda’s revenue proposal Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) debuted the JumpStart Seattle progressive revenue proposal with a broad coalition of support on Tuesday during a press conference, and after a vote last night, the Martin Luther King Labor Council has overwhelmingly endorsed the proposal.  MLK […]

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Budget Chair Mosqueda Commits to Defunding Police, Inquest into SPD’s Budget, Transparent Budget Process

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), and Chair of the Council’s Select Budget Committee, today announced the Council’s Summer 2020 Balancing Budget Committee schedule, a commitment to defund the police and an inquest into the Seattle Police Department’s annual budget. The Budget Committee will review the Mayor’s proposed 2020 rebalancing budget and any Council-initiated revenue/COVID-19 […]

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Council To Vote on Mosqueda’s Legislation Expanding Paid Sick and Safe Leave to Gig Workers during COVID-19

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and her Council Colleagues will vote on legislation this afternoon expanding paid sick and safe time protections to gig workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Earned paid sick and safe time would cover app-based drivers (transportation network companies such as Uber, Lyft) and app-based food delivery network company workers (such […]

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