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Councilmember Rivera: Existing EDI Projects Would Remain Funded

Rivera responds to disinformation about legislation in full council meeting SEATTLE – “Today I moved to remove my amendment to Council Bill 120774 from the agenda in order to have time to correct disinformation that was irresponsibly given to community about the proposed amendment,” said Councilmember Rivera. The Council voted 6-3 to table the amendment until next week’s full council meeting. “The amendment...

Seattle City Councilmember Tanya Woo after being appointed to the Council.

Congratulations to Tanya Woo, Seattle’s Newest Council Member

This text originally appeared in Seattle City Councilmember Maritza Rivera’s newsletter. I want to congratulate Tanya Woo on her appointment to the Seattle City Council today. I am confident in her ability to fill the role and thrilled that she was appointed. I believe that Tanya Woo has the experience to hit the ground running on day one. I got...

The Seattle City Council during its first meeting of 2024.

New Seattle City Councilmembers sworn-in during inauguration ceremony at City Hall

The seven winning candidates from November’s General Election were just sworn-in as Seattle City Councilmembers. Five of the seven individuals are new councilmembers, the most in more than a century. Two others are returning for their second term in office. More information about each of them, including quotes can be found below. Rob Saka (District 1) “We have a once-in-a-generation...

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