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Council Passes Councilmembers Morales’ and Herbold’s Legislation to Protect Abortions and Gender-Affirming Care in Seattle 

Seattle, WA – The Seattle City Council unanimously passed two pieces of legislation, sponsored by Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2, Chinatown / International District and South Seattle), Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), and Councilmember Dan Strauss (District 6, Northwest Seattle) to protect abortions and gender-affirming care in Seattle.   The first, Council Bill (CB) 120374, is an […]

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Councilmembers Morales and Herbold Announce Legislation to Protect Abortions and Gender-Affirming Care in Seattle

Seattle, WA – Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2, Chinatown / International District and South Seattle) and Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) announced legislation to protect abortions and gender-affirming care in Seattle. The first, CB 120374, is an ordinance that would add people who have received or are seeking abortions as a protected class, ensuring their civil […]

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Seattle City Council passes legislation strengthening police accountability

Herbold legislation will create clear and fair standards for investigating complaints against the Chief of Police The Seattle City Council passed legislation today sponsored by Lisa Herbold (District 1 – Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee) to strengthen Seattle’s police accountability system by creating clear and fair standards for investigating complaints made against […]

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Herbold Pledges to Keep Fighting for Greater Abortion Access in Seattle 

Seattle – Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe and Casey, limiting access to healthcare for millions of people:  “This morning’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade is devastating to many millions of women and pregnant people who will be unable to […]

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Councilmembers Herbold, Pedersen React to the Announced Reopening of the West Seattle Bridge in September

SEATTLE – Councilmembers Alex Pedersen (District 4, Northeast Seattle) and Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) reacted to the announcement from SDOT today that the West Seattle Bridge is scheduled to reopen in three months, as soon as the week of September 12, 2022.  “We know that all of West Seattle, South Park, and Georgetown have had the bridge reopening top […]

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Seattle City Council Passes PayUp Legislation 

First-of-its-kind legislation will guarantee app-based delivery drivers a minimum wage, increase transparency, and protect flexibility  SEATTLE – The Seattle City Council unanimously passed PayUp legislation today. The legislation sponsored by Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle/South Park) and Andrew J. Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) would, among other things, make Seattle the first […]

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“PayUp” Legislation to Protect App-Based Workers Approved in Committee, Goes to Full Council Vote

The bill would ensure app-based workers earn a minimum wage, protect transparency, and increase flexibility  SEATTLE – Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle/South Park) and Andrew J. Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) celebrated the passage of PayUp in the Public Safety and Human Services committee. Council Bill 120294 as amended would establish Seattle as the first city in the nation to guarantee a minimum […]

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Seattle Council and Mayor call on Congress to address public safety crisis impacting cannabis businesses, pass the SAFE Banking Act 

The Seattle City Council and Mayor signed a letter today calling on the U.S. Senate to pass the SAFE Banking Act.   This bill allows cannabis businesses to access normal banking services and shift away from the cash-only model they are currently forced to use under antiquated federal laws.   In large part because of […]

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Seattle Councilmembers Herbold, Lewis Unveil PayUp Policy to Increase Minimum Pay, Transparency & Flexibility for App-Based Workers

SEATTLE – Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle/South Park) and Andrew Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) unveiled the first bill in the PayUp policy proposal. The bill covers minimum payment, transparency, and flexibility issues. Many app-based or “gig” workers on platforms like DoorDash, Instacart, and Uber Eats are underpaid and can end up earning a sub-minimum […]

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Councilmembers Herbold, Lewis introduce ‘PayUp’ legislation to protect app-based workers

The bill would ensure app-based workers earn a minimum compensation, protect transparency, and increase flexibility  Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle/South Park) and Andrew J. Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) will join Working Washington and Seattle Restaurants United on Thursday to discuss the first in a suite of bills called “PayUp” focused on […]

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