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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on Election Night Victories

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement on Election Night: “Tonight’s election marks the end of one very important chapter in our City’s history and the beginning of the next. Voters tonight sent a clear message about who Seattle is for: […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on the Birth of Her Child

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, made the following announcement after the birth of her first child earlier today:  “I’m thrilled to share the good news: Camila Elena Valdes-Mosqueda was born on October 9 and is happy and healthy. Camila and I are doing well […]

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Council to Consider ‘Infants at Work’ Resolution on Monday

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, announced the introduction of her Resolution 31910 “Infants at Work”, which will be voted on during the next regularly occurring meeting of the Full Council on Monday, September 30th.  “Working parents everywhere know first-hand the challenges of balancing the […]

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Mosqueda’s Committee Approves Housing Director Emily Alvarado

Council scheduled to cast final confirmation vote during Monday’s Full Council meeting SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement following a favorable vote of Appt. 1428 to approve Emily Alvarado as the incoming Director of the Office of Housing. […]

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City Honors Will of Voters with Hotel Workers Legislation

Legislation follows through on will of overwhelming percentage of Seattle voters, expands harassment and health and safety protections SEATTLE – Councilmembers Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and M. Lorena González (Position 9, Citywide), along with their Council Colleagues, passed legislation to protect Seattle’s hotel workers from harassment and discrimination, supporting safe workloads, promoting economic stability […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Passes Two Green Energy Policies Out of Committee

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, in coordination with Mayor Jenny Durkan and Seattle City Light, passed two green energy ordinances out of her committee today. The first establishes a new program for large-scale solar energy producers, producers that are City Light customers who […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Congratulates New House Leader Rep. Jinkins

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, issued the following statement after the election of Rep. Laurie Jinkins of Tacoma as Speaker of the House: “Congratulations to Washington’s first female House speaker, Laurie Jinkins. Today’s news comes in a time of unprecedented numbers of women […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Honored with Inaugural Progressive Champion Award by National Organization

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, was honored by Local Progress, a national network of progressive elected officials across the country, with the Progressive Champion of the Year Award on July 26, 2019, an award named after Ady Barkan, founder of Local Progress and […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Notice of Intent to Sell Legislation Passed by Full Council

Legislation requires property owners to inform tenants when selling building SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Council’s Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee, along with her Council Colleagues passed by an 8-0 vote legislation that modifies the city’s existing Notice of Intent to Sell ordinance during Monday’s Full Council […]

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Councilmembers Stand with Community, Call on Mayor to Honor Original Intent of Sweetened Beverage Tax

Councilmembers M. Lorena González, Teresa Mosqueda, Lisa Herbold and Mike O’Brien, transmitted a letter to Mayor Jenny Durkan, expressing their deep disappointment at her refusal to honor the original intent of how all revenue collected from the Sweetened Beverage Tax (SBT) would be invested.  Instead, the Mayor has set off a false alarm amongst the non-profit community that is unnecessary, inaccurate and […]

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