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Councilmember Nelson introduces legislation to create Film Commission, bring the film & TV industry back to Seattle

Seattle, WA – Councilmember Sara Nelson (Position 9, Citywide) held a briefing this morning on new legislation she’s sponsoring to create the Seattle Film Commission. The commission would advise city leaders on the development of policies and programs to bring the film/TV industry back to Seattle.   How the Commission Will Work  Building off momentum from Washington State’s recent increase in...

Councilmember Nelson Declares Intent to Fund Staffing Incentives for Seattle Police Officers

Spikes in crime, departing officers points to a need to hire more officers, says Nelson Seattle, WA – Councilmember Sara Nelson (Position 9 – Citywide) put forward a resolution today supporting the development of a Seattle Police Department (SPD) staffing incentives program and stating the Council’s intent to lift a restriction on anticipated 2022 SPD salary savings to fund the program....