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2024 – News about Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda

View press releases from Councilmember Mosqueda.

Press releases 

January 18, 2024
Mosqueda elected Chair of Board of Health
"I’m honored my colleagues on the Board of Health have elected me as chair to drive this work. I can’t wait to collaborate with all of them to make sure we are ready for challenges on the horizon and improve social determinants of health so a kiddo born anywhere in the county has the opportunity to grow up healthy and happy." 

January 12, 2024
Mosqueda announces District 8 Team with labor relations, land use planning, legal and county expertise
“I can’t serve the district all by myself – I'm incredibly excited for my new staff joining me at the County. I’ve got a great team here who are all veterans to working in the political realm, but each bringing a different wealth of knowledge and experience that will benefit everyone in District 8 and across King County.” 

January 9, 2024
Mosqueda to chair Health & Human Services and Regional Transit committees in first year on Council
“I’m thrilled to be chairing the Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee. My biggest priority as a King County Councilmember is to improve the health of our residents, and as Chair of HHS we get the chance to focus on those priorities with urgency..."

Outside media

May 9, 2024
LIGHT RAIL: West Seattle Health Club seeks members’ support for shifting route West Seattle Blog

May 7, 2024
Class action lawsuit claims biggest landlords in Western Washington are colluding to raise rents KIRO 7

April 2, 2024
'Most' King County public health clinics could close in 2025 without funding fix KING 5

March 11, 2024
Legislature grants Vashon midday water taxi service, new ferry funding Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

March 7, 2024
King County Council members push back on criticism over handling of asylum-seeker crisis KUOW

March 4, 2024
King County executive announces ‘multi-part strategy’ addressing fentanyl crisis MYNorthwest

March 1, 2024
King County Announces $1 Million in Additional Support for Asylees and Refugees in Tukwila South Seattle Emerald

February 26, 2024
Legislature Proposes Boost to Passenger Ferry Service to Vashon Island The Urbanist

January 25, 2024
Moving beyond symbolic inclusion and systemic compliance Real Change

January 24, 2024
Mosqueda talks water taxi, healthcare on the island Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

January 17, 2024
Opinion Video: The New Labor Playbook New York Times

January 12, 2024
Our area’s new King County Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda introduces her team White Center Now

January 9, 2024
Barón, Mosqueda become King County Council’s first Latino members The Seattle Times

January 9, 2024
First Latinos elected to King Co. council to be sworn in KING 5

January 9, 2024:
Teresa Mosqueda makes King County Council history as she’s sworn in West Seattle Blog

January 9, 2024
Swearing-in day for our area’s new King County Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda White Center Now

January 2, 2024
Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda reflects on Seattle's past, and looks to King County's future KUOW