Sierra Club’s response to Mayor Durkan’s Executive Order

I wrote the following press release, including quotes approved by the two contacts, regarding building electrification in Seattle: Via Sierra Club Washington State Chapter Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Contact:Brittney Bush Bollay, brittneybush@gmail.com, 805-540-0259Jesse Piedfort, jesse.piedfort@sierraclub.org, 206-947-6529 Seattle, WA—Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an Executive Order today on the Seattle Green New Deal, including a commitment to move awayContinue reading “Sierra Club’s response to Mayor Durkan’s Executive Order”

The mayor of Capitol Hill: Why you should vote for Jenny Durkan*

Seattle’s next mayor will be a woman. She will have two children. She will be wealthy. But there are, indeed, big differences between candidates Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan. Earlier this week, we made the neighborhood case for a vote for Moon. Here is why you might consider Durkan.

The mayor of Capitol Hill: Why you should vote for Cary Moon*

If you’re still undecided amidst the live debates and comparison pieces between mayoral candidates Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan, maybe this will finally settle the score. Moon is personable and approachable. But she speaks from an uncommon point of view: She’s most versed in the lofty language of programs and policies. She often gets into the reeds whenContinue reading “The mayor of Capitol Hill: Why you should vote for Cary Moon*”

Seattle’s Budget with Burgess: BLM and Mandated Retirement Money

As Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess announced his changes to the budget created by former mayor and accused sexual abuser Ed Murray, the new mayor gave an explicit nod to Black Lives Matter, focused on sexual assault survivors, and expressed gratitude for the Seattle Fire Department. via South Seattle Emerald

Seattle Mayor Resigns After Fifth Child Sexual Abuse Allegation

Update (9/13/2017 4:05 p.m.): Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell was sworn in Wednesday morning as interim mayor. He has yet to accept or decline to takeover the position for the remainder of resigning mayor Ed Murray’s term. Should Harrell accept he would serve until Nov. 28 when the winner of that month’s mayoral raceContinue reading “Seattle Mayor Resigns After Fifth Child Sexual Abuse Allegation”

Election Results: Durkan Poised for General, Moon and Oliver in Tight Race for Second in Mayoral Primary — South Seattle Emerald

Nikkita Oliver (Photo by Alex Garland) After a months-long mayoral primary campaign where 21 candidates vied to replace the outgoing Ed Murray, Seattleites received a clearer picture of the two candidates competing in November’s general election. With 184,928 ballots counted, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan, widely seen as […] via Election Results: Durkan Poised for General,Continue reading “Election Results: Durkan Poised for General, Moon and Oliver in Tight Race for Second in Mayoral Primary — South Seattle Emerald”

Murray’s Lawyer Says Medical Report Discredits Allegations, But Exam’s Validity Called Into Question

    Mayor Ed Murray’s decision to have a gastroenterologist — who studies internal organs, not external organs or the skin — examine him in an attempt to discredit rape allegations has been the subject of speculation, and is now being called into question through a dermatologist with specialization in mole removal. via Murray’s Lawyer SaysContinue reading “Murray’s Lawyer Says Medical Report Discredits Allegations, But Exam’s Validity Called Into Question”

Mayor’s Attorney Says Medical Report Disproves Allegations

After The Seattle Times broke last week that Mayor Ed Murray was facing legal allegations that he procured sex from a then-15-year-old in the ‘80s, the mayor himself took a trip to his doctor to disprove the claims. Via South Seattle Emerald