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Mosqueda, Council Mark 500,000 COVID Deaths Nationwide, Honor Community Members Who Have Passed from COVID-19

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and her Council colleagues passed a proclamation honoring COVID Memorial Day, marking the 500,000-plus people nationwide lost to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and remembering the local community members who passed away from, or battled and suffered from, COVID-19.  The Council recognized this grim milestone with a […]

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Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda Expresses Dismay at Mayor’s Choice to Forgo FEMA Reimbursement For Hotel-Based Shelters

 Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) issued the following statement after local media reported and earlier this week members of the Executive branch expressed that the Mayor will not seek FEMA reimbursement to fund hotel-based shelters for Seattle’s homeless neighbors:  “I am outraged at the choice to not pursue 100% FEMA reimbursement for our response […]

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Council, Mayor Continue to Raise ‘Concerns’ Around Vaccine Equity

Resolution outlines guiding principles, strategies for more equitable distribution  SEATTLE – Council President M. Lorena González (Position 9, Citywide), Chair of the Governance & Education Committee, and Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle and South Park), Debora Juarez (District 5 – North Seattle) and Teresa Mosqueda (Pos. 8, Citywide), together with their colleagues, approved Resolution 31922, “identifying the principles and activities characterizing equitable distribution of […]

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Mosqueda Responds to Kroger’s Store Closure

Stands with Workers and 73% of Seattle Voters who support hazard pay for grocery workers SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, issued the following statement on her hazard pay legislation, in response to Kroger’s announcement of their intentions to close two stores in two months: “While many of us have been […]

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Mosqueda Honored With Ruth Kagi Award for Early Learning Advocacy from Child Care Resources

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, was awarded the Ruth Kagi Award for Excellence in Early Learning Advocacy for her work in 2020. The award, given by Child Care Resources, honors elected officials who show a devotion of time, agenda, and effort to championing the educational needs of […]

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City Council Passes Mosqueda’s Hazard Pay for Grocery Store Workers Bill

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, and her Council colleagues voted 8-0 in favor of legislation that will provide hazard pay to grocery store workers, recognizing the risks essential grocery store workers face during the pandemic.  The Council passed Council Bill 119990, requiring grocery employees in Seattle to […]

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Mosqueda Introduces Legislation Establishing Hazard Pay for Essential Grocery Store Workers

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, introduced legislation this week that would provide hazard pay in recognition of the risks essential grocery store workers face during the pandemic.  Council Bill 119990 would require grocery employees in Seattle to receive hazard pay of $4 per hour during the COVID-19 […]

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Mosqueda Agrees: Now is the Time for City’s Retirement Board to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, issued the following statement after writing a letter to the  Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System Board agreeing with Mayor Jenny Durkan’s request for the SCERS board to begin the process of divesting from fossil fuels: “Today, I add my voice to Mayor […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda’s Statement on Attempted Cal Anderson Park Encampment Removal

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, issued the following statement in response to the City of Seattle attempting to clear a homeless encampment at Cal Anderson Park: “I remain concerned with the planned removal and urge first placement in non-congregate shelter options in order to be in compliance […]

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Mosqueda Statement in Response to Durkan Decision Against Seeking Second Term

SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Budget Committee, issued the following statement in response to Mayor Jenny Durkan’s video announcement formalizing her decision against seeking a second term: “I thank Mayor Durkan for the years of service she has provided to our City. While Mayor Durkan and I have had several disagreements on governing […]

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