Seattle Mayor

State Senator Joins Crowded Race for Seattle Mayor
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state senator has entered the race for Seattle mayor.
Seattlepi.com reports Democratic Sen. Bob Hasegawa of Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood made the announcement Monday in a news release.
Spokesman Michael Charles says Hasegawa will run on an "economi…
4th Man Accuses Seattle Mayor of Sex Abuse
SEATTLE (AP) — A fourth man is accusing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of paying him for sex when the man was a teenager.
In a sworn declaration filed in court late Tuesday, the man says he was introduced to Murray by Delvonn Heckard.
Heckard last month filed a lawsuit claiming he was sexually abused b…
Lawyer: Effort to Sue Seattle Mayor Hurt by Time Limits
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawyer for an Oregon man says efforts to sue Seattle Mayor Ed Murray 10 years ago over claims of sexual abuse foundered because of statute of limitations issues, not credibility concerns.
The Seattle Times reported Thursday that Brian Williams, a former attorney for Jeff Simpso…
Seattle Mayor Urges Support for Proposed Homelessness Levy
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has revealed details of a proposed property-tax levy to raise $275 million over five years to fight homelessness.
Murray said at a news conference Wednesday that the plan focuses on housing with more than two-thirds of the money would provide short-, mediu…