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The City of Seattle 2023-2024 Biennial Budget Passes

Despite a tough budget year, Council invests over half a billion dollars in affordable housing and other urgent needs SEATTLE – Budget Chair Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide and Chair of the Select Budget Committee) and issued the following press release after the City Council’s final passage of the 2023-2024 budget. “The budget passed […]

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Councilmember Herbold: Budget Must Preserve Necessary D1 Resources Firefighters Need to Save Lives

“As our population grows, it’s critical that we provide new resources, especially in historically underserved areas,” says Herbold Seattle, WA – Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) and Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee, responded to Mayor Bruce Harrell’s address, with a focus on ensuring firefighters receive needed resources in this year’s budget:  “As […]

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Councilmembers Herbold, Pedersen Laud the Reopening of the West Seattle Bridge 

SEATTLE – Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) and Alex Pedersen (District 4, Northeast Seattle) celebrated the planned reopening of the West Seattle Bridge set for this Sunday, September 18th, 2022.  “At long last, the day we’ve been eagerly awaiting is almost here: the bridge is on the verge of reopening,” said Councilmember Lisa Herbold. “I want to extend my […]

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Seattle City Council passes legislation to prohibit deceptive practices of ‘crisis pregnancy centers’ 

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed legislation, sponsored by Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2, Chinatown / International District and South Seattle) and Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), to prohibit false and misleading advertising by crisis pregnancy centers.   What are crisis pregnancy centers? Crisis Pregnancy Centers are clinics that often look like real […]

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Councilmember Herbold statement on passage of hiring incentives for police officers 

Seattle, WA – Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle) released the following statement following the Council passing CB 120389:  “Cities across the country face police officer attrition,” said Councilmember Herbold. “These hiring incentives will allow SPD to use funds already in its budget to compete for well-qualified officers and achieve our hiring goals. We […]

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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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