News

150 150 Alliance for Gun Responsibility

Alliance for Gun Responsibility Victory Fund Endorses Durkan

The Alliance for Gun Responsibility Victory Fund today announced nearly a dozen new endorsements in the 2017 general election, headlined by former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan for mayor of Seattle.

READ

150 150 Team Jenny

Working Families Continue to Overwhelmingly Choose Jenny Durkan

Continuing to build a strong coalition of support, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced the support of five unions including: Aerospace Machinists Union District Lodge 751, Teamsters Local 117, Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters, Port of Seattle Fire Fighters Local 125, and Saliors’ Union of the Pacific.

READ

150 150 South Seattle Emerald

Why Jenny Durkan is the Right Choice for Mayor of Seattle

By Gary Locke, Ron Sims, and Norm Rice: Being Mayor of Seattle is not for the faint of heart, nor is it a place for on the job training. It requires strong progressive vision, experienced leadership and the ability to bring people together to solve challenges and create positive change. It also requires someone with integrity and an unwavering commitment to justice and equality.

READ

150 150 Team Jenny

Durkan Outlines Plans to Build a Progressive Justice System and Deliver on Police Reforms

Building on her Affordability Agenda, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced her plans to strengthen our workforce and expand apprenticeship programs, which follows last week’s Seattle Promise proposal and agenda to protect workers to build opportunity for residents in Seattle.

READ

150 150 Team Jenny

Building on the Seattle Promise through apprenticeships

Building on her Affordability Agenda, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced her plans to strengthen our workforce and expand apprenticeship programs, which follows last week’s Seattle Promise proposal and agenda to protect workers to build opportunity for residents in Seattle.

READ

150 150 Team Jenny

Jenny Outlines Steps to Protect DREAMers, Immigrants & Refugees

Following the Trump administration announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan outlined a number of actions that she would take to protect DREAMers, immigrants, and refugees as mayor of Seattle.

READ

150 150 KIRO7.com

Seattle leaders vow to fight Trump’s DACA move

Durkan, who is a former U.S. attorney said, “I can tell you right now we will not help in any program that is going to take these people from our community.”

READ

150 150 Washington Wire

Jenny Durkan on her campaign for Seattle mayor

Jenny Durkan is one of the candidates running to become the next mayor of Seattle. She out-polled 20 other candidates at the ballot box in the 2017 August primary taking 27.9% to second-place Cary Moon’s 17.6%.

READ

150 150 Seattle Times Editorial Board

Seattle needs A+ education and a mayor who makes it a priority

“.. Jenny Durkan made a politically smart and sound policy proposal to provide two years of universal free community college tuition for city residents. Expanded, high-quality education will help ensure the city’s continued economic success and shared opportunity across income levels.”

READ

150 150 Team Jenny

Ahead of Labor Day, Durkan Outlines Vision to Defend and Expand Rights of Workers in the New Economy

Ahead of Labor Day, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced her priorities to defend and expand the rights of workers as well as create a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights as mayor. Throughout her campaign, Durkan has outlined her plans to grow family wage jobs and build strong protections for workers, which is why she’s garnered the support of working families across Seattle.

READ

150 150 KIRO7.com

Jenny Durkan’s Seattle Promise

Jenny Durkan announces “Seattle Promise.”

WATCH HERE

150 150 KOMO news

Durkan proposes two years of free tuition for Seattle grads

KOMO News highlights Jenny Durkan’s proposal to provide all Seattle public high school graduates with two years of free tuition at any community or tech college in the state.

WATCH HERE

150 150 Washington Wire

Jenny: We can make free community college a reality for every Seattle public high school graduate

That is why, if I am elected Seattle’s next mayor, I will implement a new program that provides every Seattle public school graduate two years of free tuition to attend one of our community or technical colleges. I call it the “Seattle Promise,” because it’s a promise to the next generation that we will open that door for them. This Promise is the first of a series of additional boldly progressive — and attainable — programs that will make Seattle more equitable that I will be announcing over the next several weeks, and that I commit to implementing in my first year in office.

READ

150 150 KUOW

Move over, Bernie: Durkan pushes for free college tuition in Seattle mayor’s race

Last year Bernie Sanders made free college tuition the centerpiece of his presidential campaign. Now, a candidate for Seattle mayor wants to make that idea hers.

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan is calling for “free college tuition for every graduate of Seattle public high schools.”

READ

150 150 KOMO news

Jenny Durkan proposes free college for Seattle high school grads

Durkan’s is calling it Seattle Promise and it would give up to two years free college tuition at any one of the state’s 34 public community or technical colleges.

“We’ve got to make them a promise, you do your part, we’ll do our part,” said Durkan.

READ

150 150 The Stranger

Here’s Jenny Durkan’s Plan for Providing Two Years of Community College to All Public High School Graduates

If elected, Jenny Durkan would create a program in the first year of her administration to offer all graduates of Seattle Public Schools two years of free community college, the mayoral candidate announced today.

READ

150 150 SeattlePI.com

Durkan pledges free college for Seattle HS grads

Young men and women graduating from Seattle’s public high schools would receive free, city-paid community college under a plan outlined on Monday by Seattle Mayor candidate Jenny Durkan.

READ

150 150 Seattle Times

Mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan pitches free community college tuition for Seattle high-school grads

Mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan said two years of paid community college tuition would help the city’s high-school graduates “participate in the economic prosperity in Seattle.”

READ

150 150 Team Jenny

Jenny Durkan Unveils “Seattle Promise” Plan: Free College for Seattle High School Graduates

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced her “Seattle Promise” plan, a bold proposal to provide free college to Seattle public high school graduates. Each year, one in four Seattle graduates do not pursue a continuing education pathway, and among low-income and students of color, this number increases to one in three.

READ

150 150 Team Jenny

Durkan Receives Sole Endorsement from Teamsters, WA Council of County and City Employees

Continuing to grow support from working families, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced the endorsement of the Washington State Council of County and City Employees including AFSCME Local 2083, and the Teamsters Joint Council No. 28, which is the umbrella organization of 12 local unions representing more 50,000 active and retired members in Washington.

READ