July 25, 2017
Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation creating a city income tax on high-income households to move Seattle toward a fairer, more progressive tax system. ...
Sawant to Pete Carroll and Paul Allen: Sign Colin Kaepernick
May 20, 2017
On May 19, 2017, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant sent a letter to Seahawks General Manager Pete Carroll and owner Paul Allen urging them to sign Colin Kaepernick. ...Read more
March 6, 2017
After the city council meeting, the group of residents and advocates went to Mayor Ed Murray’s office and waited for two hours to speak with a representative. ...
Sawant: Wells Fargo Divestment ‘Rebukes Wall Street, Big Oil, Billionaire Class’
February 2, 2017
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, NoDAPL Seattle, and 350 Seattle celebrated unanimous Committee approval of Sawant’s bill to divest from Wells Fargo and adopt socially responsible banking practices. ...Read more
Sawant: Amazon Must Guarantee Safe Conditions, Strong Wages, Fair Contracts for All Contractors
December 7, 2016
Sawant is calling on Amazon to heed the demands of pilots from Atlas Air, Southern Air, and Airborne Air, all represented by Teamsters Local 1224. ...Read more
Seattle City Councilmembers Inaugurated in Historic Ceremony, Remarks
January 4, 2016
The historic oath of office ceremony ushered in first district-based representation system since 1910. Councilmember Debora Juarez became the first enrolled Native American to serve on the Seattle City Council.