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Mayor Ed Murray takes your questions and discusses issues facing the city with special guests joining him in the conversation.

Ask the Mayor: Fall 2014

Ask the Mayor: Fall 2014

You asked and he answered. Mayor Ed Murray joined host Brian Callanan for the fall episode of Ask the Mayor. Murray responded to questions posed by a live audience and submitted online. Topics included municipal broadband, affordable housing, increased funding for the animal shelter, Seattle`s new Indigenous Peoples` Day, labor standards, waterfront development and more. The second half of the program focused on the mayor`s proposed 2015-2016 budget now before the City Council. The city`s budget director Ben Noble joined the mayor in fielding questions, which ranged from raising city employees` wages to adding police to the hopes of bringing an NBA team back to Seattle.