Ed Murray

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Name: Ed Murray
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Renton teacher among Google award recipients

Google on Monday surprised 295 teachers, including one Renton classroom, with donations totaling $338,000 through the website DonorsChoose.org.Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that the company fully funded requests made on the education crowdfunding ... [Published Renton Reporter - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

PHOTOS: Seattle's Out Mayor Marries Lucky Couple

The first winners of the "Marry Me Seattle" contest get their big day with Mayor Ed Murray.The most adorable couple in St. Paul, Minn. got married earlier this month in Seattle, with the Emerald City's out mayor, Ed Murray, officiating.Zachary Baker and ... [Published Outtraveler.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday Memo: Nordstrom opens in Canada ... Mariners win ... September summer

National Weather Service forecastShoppers’ delight: Nordstrom is going worldwide. OK, not quite “worldwide,” but the Seattle-based retailer has opened its first store outside the U.S. in Calgary. The debut in Canada means “the company has matured to the ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle’s new transportation chief driven to keep city moving

When Seattle’s new transportation director turned 16 years old, he couldn’t wait to get a car of his own. In Scott Kubly’s suburban Texas hometown, a set of wheels meant freedom and made you cool, he says.Twenty-four years later, Kubly commutes by foot ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Seattle Housing Authority rent proposal needs work

at 5:12 PM | Page modified September 19, 2014 at 5:36 PMTHE Seattle Housing Authority should be praised for trying to serve more city residents in need of subsidized housing. But its proposed switch — from charging 30 percent of income, to a system ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

“Find it, Fix it” attracts crowds and questions

Over a hundred people showed up for Mayor Ed Murray’s “Find it, Fix it” International District community walk last Thursday. There was a combination of residents, business owners, community leaders, and media.The orientation started at Hing Hay Park where ... [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Murray Proposes New Education, Enforcement On City Wage And Benefit Rules

On Monday, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced a proposal to help expand efforts to educate workers and businesses on their rights and responsibilities under the law, as well as a centralized approach to investigate and enforce the City’s higher minimum ... [Published Seattle Medium - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Murray plan would ensure work goes to poor, jobless in Seattle

Seattle spent about $25 million rebuilding Rainier Beach Community Center, but only 10 of 348 workers on the project were Seattle residents.What’s more, just four lived in the city’s poorest neighborhoods, including Rainier Beach itself.And the project ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Murray threatens to veto microhousing legislation | Publicola

UPDATE: The council was not cowed by Mayor Murray's letter. In addition to unanimously passing new regulations on aPodments this afternoon, the council's land use committee added a series of amendments that put tougher restrictions on microhousing de ... [Published Sightline Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Google Continues to Surprise Schools With “Fast Funding;” Last Stop Seattle

Google strikes again! Mayor Ed Murray announced on Monday (September 15th) that the Internet giant has fully funded the classroom requests of every teacher in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties on the education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org ... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Mayor Murray seeks new office to enforce $15 wage, other laws

Now that Seattle has passed a series of high-profile laws to protect workers and increase their pay, the city must make sure that businesses understand and follow the new rules, Mayor Ed Murray said Monday as he proposed creating an Office of Labor S ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Google Surprises Seattle Area Teachers By Funding All Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org

SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Ed Murray announced today that Google has fully funded the classroom requests of every teacher in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties on the education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org. As ... [Published Business Technology - Sep 15 2014]

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"we need to do something, because it was awful for people to wait three and four hours just to renew a driver's license" Murray said
...as a city that increases affordable housing across the economic spectrum – for homeless housing to workforce housing," said Mayor Ed Murray . "by hearing from renters and homeowners, and representatives from the financial sector, for-profit developers, non-profit developers, and other local housing experts, we can develop a housing agenda that will make a powerful and lasting impact on the current and future affordability of our city."
...workers into construction careers and allow them access to public works projects funded by the CityCity of Seattle," said Mayor Ed Murray. "we are making much needed investments in city infrastructure, but we must do more to prioritize construction career opportunities for area workers seeking to build their skills."

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Renton teacher among Google award recipients [Published Renton Reporter - 20 hours ago]
PHOTOS: Seattle's Out Mayor Marries Lucky Couple [Published Outtraveler.com - 22 hours ago]
Saturday Memo: Nordstrom opens in Canada ... Ma... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 20 2014]
Seattle’s new transportation chief driven to ke... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 20 2014]
Editorial: Seattle Housing Authority rent propo... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 20 2014]
Outrage at Seattle Housing Authority's Rent Hik... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 20 2014]
BNSF Gives Safety Assurances After Seattle Lead... [Published Oregon Public Broadcasting - Sep 20 2014]
City Council member asks feds to block Seattle ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
Motor Vehicle Office: We're working to cut waits [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 19 2014]
“Find it, Fix it” attracts crowds and questions [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
Murray Proposes New Education, Enforcement On C... [Published Seattle Medium - Sep 19 2014]
Constantine Creates Innovative Partnership To P... [Published Seattle Medium - Sep 19 2014]
9/18/2014-Council and Mayor Seek Candidates fo... [Published Seattle.gov - Sep 19 2014]
Murray plan would ensure work goes to poor, job... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
9/18/2014-Housing Affordability and Livability ... [Published Seattle.gov - Sep 18 2014]
Only 6 Percent of Workers on City Construction ... [Published Stranger - Sep 18 2014]
Visit Seattle Shares the Love with Same-Sex Cou... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 18 2014]
Seattle tunnel tops U.S. green group's "boondog... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 18 2014]
Oregon Minimum Wage Inches up – Advocates Agree... [Published Skanner - Sep 18 2014]
Italian American Yells at City Council Members ... [Published Stranger - Sep 18 2014]
Final Westlake Protected Bike Lane design to be... [Published Ballard News Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
9/17/2014-Mayor proposes new initiatives to ser... [Published Seattle.gov - Sep 17 2014]
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant Helps Lif... [Published PR.com - Sep 17 2014]
Murray threatens to veto microhousing legislati... [Published Sightline Daily - Sep 17 2014]
Metro finance picture improves, so bus cuts may... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 17 2014]
9/16/2014-Mayor seeks to prioritize area hires ... [Published Seattle.gov - Sep 17 2014]
A Man Died Falling from This Homeless Encampment [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 17 2014]
Murray Spurns Council for Attempting to Drive U... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 17 2014]
Micro-apartments are about to become more costl... [Published Puget Sound Business Journal - Sep 17 2014]
9/16/2014-New Protected Bike Lane Triples Bike... [Published Seattle.gov - Sep 16 2014]
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Outrage at Seattle Housing Authority's Rent Hik... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 20 2014]
Alex Garland"Housing is a human right, fight fight fight!" shouted low-income housting tenants as they filed into Yesler Terrace Community Center on Wednesday. An unusual group of political bedfellows —Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Council members Bruce ...
A Man Died Falling from This Homeless Encampment [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 17 2014]
A Man Died Falling from a Homeless Encampment—Is That Everyone's Problem?by Dominic Holden I took this photo on September 5 from the Pine Street overpass downtown. The three tents make up an illegal, makeshift homeless encampment on a concrete outcropping ...
Murray Spurns Council for Attempting to Drive U... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 17 2014]
Photo by Kelly OThis is the big threat? A microhousing building on Capitol Hill built under existing rules. Mayor Ed Murray deserves recognition from supporters of affordable housing for sending a stern letter to the Seattle City Council today, warning ...
The Morning News: Coyote Sightings in Ballard, ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 16 2014]
Cynthia Kidwell/ Shutterstock PROWLING BALLARD? There are reports of a creature like this. "Upon further examination I realized it was a coyote" : According to MyBallard , there have been several sightings of a creature that is not a dog and looks ...
The Morning News: OK, Who's Stealing the Gigant... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 12 2014]
West Seattle Blog A flower basket in West Seattle that hasn't been stolen... yet. This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things: You know those huge potted hanging flowers they put on main thoroughfares to entice you to shop? Someone keeps stealing them ...
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Jobless in Seattle [Published Slate Magazine - May 02 2014]
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Gun Violence Survivors... [Published Financial Services - Apr 16 2014]
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