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Durkan Digest: The deep and systemic impacts of racism in our country

Durkan Digest: The deep and systemic impacts of racism in our country

While there are additional updates on the governor's Safe Start plan to reopen King County below, I wanted to address the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Durkan Digest: Permanently opening neighborhood streets to help families get outside

Durkan Digest: Permanently opening neighborhood streets to help families get outside

We are in a marathon and not a sprint with COVID-19. Until we have a vaccine and treatment, we will continue to be in our fight against the spread of the virus.

Durkan Digest: Extending our COVID-19 relief programs for residents, businesses, and nonprofits

Durkan Digest: Extending our COVID-19 relief programs for residents, businesses, and nonprofits

Gov. Inslee has led our state during the COVID-19 crisis by relying on science and data to make decisions.

Durkan Digest: New Seattle economic forecast highlights the significant impact of the pandemic

Durkan Digest: New Seattle economic forecast highlights the significant impact of the pandemic

This week, the City Budget Office released [its] latest economic forecasts and revenue projections for Seattle.

Durkan Digest: Responding to the economic challenges of the COVID-19 crisis

Durkan Digest: Responding to the economic challenges of the COVID-19 crisis

Seven weeks ago today, we learned of the first confirmed death related to COVID19 in Kirkland. I could have never imagined Seattle would be at the forefront of a pandemic or that our lives would change so drastically.

Cyrus Habib endorses Marko Liias to succeed him as Lieutenant Governor

Cyrus Habib endorses Marko Liias to succeed him as Lieutenant Governor

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib has endorsed State Senator Marko Liias to replace him in the state's second highest elected office.

COVID-19 hits Capitol Hill

COVID-19 hits Capitol Hill

Things got real in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood this past week when one business after another closed temporarily due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) statewide quarantine.

Pete Buttigieg's candidacy was historic. Here's why

Pete Buttigieg's candidacy was historic. Here's why

There was a moment in the 2020 primaries that crystallized the LGBTQ community's divide over the candidacy of former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. It happened at a private fundraiser in San Francisco, and Pete was interrupted by two queer...

Mayor Durkan Honors Six LGBTQ+ Community Members at 2019 Pride Awards

Mayor Durkan Honors Six LGBTQ+ Community Members at 2019 Pride Awards

Seattle (June 26, 2019) - In her second Pride Reception, Mayor Jenny A.