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Transportation Chair Saka proposes changes to Seattle transportation levy to prioritize safety, economy, and climate

Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1, Chair of the Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy) proposed his initial amendments to the transportation levy package today. Among other things, the Chair’s amendments would double investments in creating new sidewalks and safe routes to school, as well as triple funding for safety on public transit. “It’s time for us to...

Seattle Councilmember Rob Saka kicks off Council review of 2024 Transportation Levy renewal

Seattle Councilmember Rob Saka kicks off Council review of 2024 Transportation Levy renewal

Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1) kicked off the first meeting of the Council’s Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy this morning. Mayor Bruce Harrell announced his levy proposal on Friday. The select committee, which Councilmember Saka chairs, is tasked with reviewing and amending the proposed Transportation Levy renewal before it is sent to the ballot this November....

Seattle City Council observes week of remembrance for Japanese American incarceration

Seattle City Council observes week of remembrance for Japanese American incarceration

The Seattle City Council and Mayor Bruce Harrell signed on to a proclamation today observing a week of remembrance for Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. Monday marked 82 years since President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 leading to the forcible removal of 120,000 Japanese Americans from their homes and into incarceration. The proclamation was brought forward...

Seattle City Council proclamation celebrates Black History Month, city’s historic Black leaders

Seattle City Council proclamation celebrates Black History Month, city’s historic Black leaders

Seattle City Councilmembers Rob Saka (District 1) and Joy Hollingsworth (District 3) brought forward a proclamation Tuesday recognizing this February as Black History Month in Seattle and celebrating Black trailblazers throughout the city’s history. Mayor Bruce Harrell and every member of the Seattle City Council in attendance signed on to the proclamation. You can watch it being discussed and delivered...

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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