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The Seattle Channel covers many of the Mayor's event and press conferences. To find out what the Mayor's been up to recently check out the videos below.

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Mayor`s Press Conference: Grand Jury decision in Ferguson 11/24/2014
Following the Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray held a press conference with community leaders.

Mayor`s Find It, Fix It 11/18/2014
The City of Seattle is engaging residents in Find It, Fix It Community Safety Walks to help identify safety issues present in the built environment of Seattle`s neighborhoods.

Capitol Hill Arts District 11/15/2014
The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture announces the Capitol Hill Arts District as the first neighborhood to be named a designated Arts and Culture District.

Mayor`s Press Conference: Police Accountability Reforms 11/12/2014
Mayor Ed Murray joins City Councilmembers, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O`Toole, and representatives of the Office of Professional Accountability and Community Police Commission to announce police accountability reform recommendations.

Restaurant Success Initiative 10/30/2014
Governor Jay Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and Mayor Ed Murray joined the Washington Restaurant Association and restaurant entrepreneurs to announce the launch of Restaurant Success, a new initiative to provide better service and support for prospective restaurateurs.

Mayor`s Press Conference: Gun Violence 10/29/2014
Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine speak about gun violence.

Ask the Mayor: Fall 2014 10/22/2014
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.

Indigenous Peoples` Day Signing Ceremony 10/13/2014
Mayor Ed Murray signed a resolution that honors indigenous peoples by declaring the second Monday in October “Indigenous Peoples` Day” in Seattle.

Mayor`s Media Availability: Affordable Housing Effort 9/23/2014
Mayor Ed Murray and members of the City Council launched an effort to develop new policies to encourage more affordable housing in Seattle.

Mayor`s 2015-16 Proposed Budget 9/22/2014
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray presents to the City Council his proposed budget for 2015-16 that brings more transparency, more innovation, better organization and better performance to City government. Early learning, public safety, homelessness and labor standards are the focus of this proposed budget.

Find It - Fix It Community Walk: Capitol Hill 9/17/2014
City leaders join residents and business owners on a walk through the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Mayor`s Press Conference: Training for Immigrants 9/17/2014
Mayor Murray announces his proposed 2015 budget for the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs which includes expanded skills training for immigrants.

Mayor`s Media Availability: Workplace Labor Standards 9/15/2014
Seattle continues to capture the nation`s attention with its progressive policies on wages and benefits. Now Mayor Ed Murray is proposing an expanded proactive effort 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 wage, paid sick leave and other worker protections.

Mayor`s Media Availability: 2015-16 Budget Preview 9/12/2014
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that his 2015-16 budget to be formally proposed on Sept. 22 will make new investments in public safety and the safety net, and today provided detail for his plans to fund best practices both in the police department and in homelessness services.

Find It - Fix It Community Walk: International District 9/11/2014
City leaders join residents and business owners on a walk through the International District neighborhood.

Press Event: Grand Opening of 2nd Ave. Bike Lane 9/8/2014
Celebrate the grand opening of the first downtown protected bike lane with Mayor Murray, Seattle City Councilmembers and city officials.

Mayor`s Press Conference: Education and Early Learning 9/2/2014
Mayor Murray, along with Council President Tim Burgess and others, proposes a Department of Education and Early Learning.

2014 Mayor`s Arts Awards 8/29/2014
Mayor Ed Murray honors recipients of the 2014 Mayor`s Arts Awards.

Mayor`s Press Conference: Weyerhaeuser 8/26/2014
Mayor Murray and neighborhood leaders comment on Weyerhaeuser`s decision to move to Pioneer Square.

Find It - Fix It Community Walk: Lake City 8/25/2014
City leaders join residents and business owners on a walk through the Lake City neighborhood.

Mayor`s Press Conference: Parks Superintendent 8/20/2014
Mayor Murray thanks Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent of Parks and Recreation for the past four years, who is stepping down to the role of Deputy Superintendent. Williams is returning to his previous role with the department as he manages some personal health issues. The Mayor will conduct a national search to find a new leader for the Parks and Recreation Department. The search is underway and will be completed by January of 2015.

Mayor`s Press Conference: Utility Discount Program 8/13/2014
Mayor Ed Murray provides an update on the City of Seattle`s efforts to promote affordability by increasing enrollment in the Utility Discount Program.

Find It - Fix It Community Walk: Rainier Beach 8/12/2014
City leaders join residents and business owners on a walk through the Rainier Beach neighborhood.

Mayor`s Media Availability: Broadband and Internet policy update 8/5/2014
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announces that, as part of his three-point plan for more and better broadband service in the Seattle, he will send legislation to City Council that will bring more competition to the marketplace and more access to service – especially in neighborhoods that are currently under-served.

Mayor`s Media Availability 7/30/2014
Mayor Murray speaks with the media about SPD staff changes, Find-it Fix-it Walks, Night Out and the primary. He also took general questions from the media.

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