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Mayor Ed Murray answers your questions and discusses issues facing the city in a show pre-recorded at locations across the city.

Ask the Mayor: February 2017
Ask the Mayor: February 2017

Seattle and the state are at the forefront of what appears to be a battle with the federal government. What is the role of local and state government in opposing federal law? Mayor Ed Murray, who vows to resist the Trump administration's threat to withdraw federal funds from "sanctuary cities," joins host Marcie Sillman to discuss the impact of Trump's policies on immigration. Murray also answers questions related to police-reform legislation, which would strengthen civilian oversight of Seattle police. Plus, he responds to viewers' questions on a range of topics, including safe injection sites and the environment.