Posts for April, 2021

“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere”

April 20th, 2021

Black Lives Matter April 20, 2021 UPDATE (Chauvin guilty verdicts in Minneapolis): Councilmember Alex Pedersen: “While George Floyd’s family received some justice today, America’s history of structural and institutional racism must remain on trial.  I am relieved justice was rendered by the jury in the court case today in Minneapolis and yet we all know […]

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New Funding Option to Increase Protection of Seattle’s Aging Bridges

April 19th, 2021

April 19, 2021 Update: PRESS RELEASE: Councilmembers Pedersen, Herbold, Lewis, Mosqueda Propose $100 Million in Bonds for Multimodal Bridges and Other Transportation Infrastructure Needs to Create Jobs Sooner by Leveraging the New $20 Vehicle License Fee SEATTLE, WA – To boost jobs as Seattle emerges from the COVID pandemic’s economic recession, Councilmembers Alex Pedersen, Lisa […]

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Vital, but aging National Archives Building on Sand Point Way NE at risk of sale by federal government

April 8th, 2021

Since 2019, federal government agencies have been advancing the sale of this important historical asset located at 6125 Sand Point Way NE here in Northeast Seattle, which has been very disappointing to many of us. As someone who taught history, majored in history, and worked for the Clinton Administration, I recognize the value of these […]

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New Tiny Home Village to Help People Experiencing Homelessness in our District 4

April 8th, 2021

Here are updates on the new Tiny Home Village to help people experiencing homelessness in our District 4. Located at NE 45th Street and Roosevelt Way NE, thanks to the City of Seattle, Sound Transit, and the Low Income Housing Institute, the Tiny Home Village will have up to 40 tiny homes and be in […]

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Your City Government is Here for You!

April 6th, 2021

Here are some helpful links and phone numbers to handle some common requests: Call Seattle’s Customer Service Bureau: 206-684-CITY (2489) to get help from your city government’s 40 departments or CLICK HERE. Use Seattle government’s Find-It, Fix-It App to report issues, including trash and obstructions: CLICK HERE. Apply for Economic Relief during COVID: CLICK HERE. […]

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