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Lewis’ Resolution to Prevent Trump’s Use of Insurrection Act in Seattle Passed by Council

Act requires cities to accept federal troops being deployed SEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) introduced Resolution #31948, The Insurrection Act of 1807 (10 U.S.C. §§ 251–255) empowers the President of the United States to deploy U.S. Military and federalized National Guard troops within the United States in some circumstances […]

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Herbold, Lewis Support Premium Pay for Frontline Gig Workers

Seattle City Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) and Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) introduced legislation today to provide gig workers working for food delivery network companies and transportation network companies with premium pay, increasing essential protections for essential workers who are on the frontlines of this […]

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City Council Appoints Performance Auditing Committee Members

‘Work of gov’t goes on, thanks to efforts of impressive group of task force members’, says Lewis Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) was appointed chair of the newly-formed nine-member working group tasked with producing a set of recommendations for enhancing the role of the Auditor’s office.  Joining him on […]

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Council Expands Auditor Function

Councilmember Lewis’ Resolution will create ‘better outcomes, save money’ Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia) expressed enthusiasm following today’s unanimous Full Council vote in support of his legislation, Resolution 31941, regarding enhancing the role of the Auditor’s office to create a more efficient and efficacious city government.  Lewis’ Resolution creates […]

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Councilmember Lewis Calls for Services and Law Enforcement Partnership

‘Community Store Fronts’ open 24-hours, proven effective SEATTLE – Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Pioneer Square to Magnolia) issued the following statement calling for an increase in social services and law enforcement presence in Downtown Seattle.  The Community Storefront, staffed by Seattle Police Department (SPD) community service officers, other department officers and social workers, would be open 24-hours […]

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