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Councilmember Lewis’ Statement in Response to Chief Best’s Announcement to Retire

Seattle, WA — Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7 – Pioneer Square to Magnolia)  issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Chief Carmen Best that she plans to retire: “I ...

Lewis Proposes New Public Health-Informed 911 Response Service

Based on a popular Eugene Oregon program, the service will dispatch medics and mental health professionals to help people in crisis Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis, Chair of the Council’s Select Committ...

Lewis Introduces Progressive Revenue Plan for Permanent Supportive Housing

Capital Gains Tax would build housing, support homelessness services Seattle City Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) will introduce progressive revenue legislation,...

Councilmember Lewis, City Attorney Holmes Introduce Legislation to Repeal Outdated Drug Traffic Loitering Law

Bill repeals ‘war on drugs’ policy disproportionately impacting communities of color SEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) and Seattle City Atto...

Lewis’ Resolution to Prevent Trump’s Use of Insurrection Act in Seattle Passed by Council

Act requires cities to accept federal troops being deployed SEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) introduced Resolution #31948, The Insurrection...

Herbold, Lewis Support Premium Pay for Frontline Gig Workers

Seattle City Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) and Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) introduced legislation today to provide gig workers work...

Lewis Expresses ‘Enthusiastic, Unequivocal Support’ for Third Door Coalition Plan

Seattle City Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) expressed his enthusiastic and unequivocal support for the Third Door Coalition’s plan to reach functional zero chro...