Ed Murray

The hole in our government where Tim Burgess used to be. Photo by Joseph Peha, courtesy of Seattle City Council

City Council Will Consider Your Application for Interim Councilmember Now

The council scrapped plans for a quick and easy replacement after rowdy leftists cried foul.

 

Seattle City Council president Bruce Harrell takes the oath of office as acting mayor of Seattle. Left to right: Mayor Harrell, City Attorney Pete Holmes, District 4 Councilmember Rob Johnson, District 5 Councilmember Debora Juarez, and City Clerk Monica Martinez Simmons. Photo by Casey Jaywork

As Bruce Harrell Is Sworn in as Mayor, Uncertainty About the Future of the Office

The City Council president has five days to decide whether he will continue in the interim position.

 

The City Council Is Showing Cowardly Deference to Murray

The City Council Is Showing Cowardly Deference to Murray

Councilmembers need to stop talking around the accusations facing the mayor.

 

Mayor Ed Murray speaks in the Bush Hotel lobby, with councilmember Sally Bagshaw (far right). Photo by Casey Jaywork.

With Joint Committee, Murray Parries Call for Resignation

A mayoral/council joint committee will decide how (and possibly when) Mayor Ed Murray leaves office.

Mayor Ed Murray speaks in the Bush Hotel lobby, with councilmember Sally Bagshaw (far right). Photo by Casey Jaywork.
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Times: Child Welfare Caseworker Determined Murray Abused Foster Child In ’80s

The new documents risk plunging the Murray administration back into crisis mode.

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Murray Declares Vindication in Sex Abuse Lawsuit—And Keeps Door Open for Write-In Run

The lawsuit against him was dropped Tuesday, but lawyers for his accuser say Murray’s overplaying his hand.

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Body cams are part of the reform effort. Photo courtesy of SPD
Body cams are part of the reform effort. Photo courtesy of SPD
Jungle Sweep Stymied by Council, Advocates

Jungle Sweep Stymied by Council, Advocates

The ACLU threatens to sue, Murray doesn’t like the word ‘sweeps,’ and a camper says clearing the Jungle ‘sounds right.’

Jungle Sweep Stymied by Council, Advocates
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