Mayor Ed Murray

Mayor Says Seattle Pride Parade Celebrates Unity
SEATTLE (AP) — As temperatures began to rise, hundreds of men, women and children carrying rainbow flags hit the streets in the Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said on Twitter that the city is celebrating unity and a strong community...
Seattle Council Members’ Tax Plan Targets Top 5 Percent
SEATTLE (AP) — A couple of Seattle City Council members have gained the blessing of Mayor Ed Murray on a draft ordinance to impose a citywide income tax.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports Kshama Sawant and Lisa Herbold on Monday rolled out their proposal to put a 2 percent tax on income mo…
Seattle Mayor Calls for Proposals for Redeveloping KeyArena
SEATTLE (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray has announced the city of Seattle will issue a request for proposals in January 2017 for redevelopment of KeyArena.
Murray announced the plan on Thursday. In a statement, Murray acknowledged that two entities, AEG and The Oak View Group, have contacted the city se…
Seattle Mayor Decries Sexist Attacks to Sports Arena Vote
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring back the NBA.
All five women on the nine-member council voted against selling a street to investor Chris…
Seattle Mayor Bans City Employee Travel to North Carolina
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor has banned city employee travel to North Carolina after a law was signed last week there preventing all cities and counties from passing anti-discrimination rules.
Mayor Ed Murray signed the executive order Monday, saying he's committed to signing additi…