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Media Statements for 2021


Mayor Issues Statement on State Mandate Impact

Oct. 19 at 3:41 p.m. - Woodward explains how City followed state mandate


Mayor Releases Statement About Ordinance

July 13 at 7 a.m. - City employees consulted community partners, made decisions based on data, use


Council President Beggs Responds to the Guilty Verdict of Chauvin

April 21 at 12:29 p.m. - Council President Breean Beggs issues statement in response to the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.

CM Wilkerson Responds to Guilty Verdict in the Trail Of Derek Chauvin

April 21 at 12:21 p.m. - Council Member Betsy Wilkerson issues a statement regarding the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin

Message to the Community on the Chauvin Trial

April 20 at 6:18 p.m. - Mayor Nadine Woodward, Councilmember Lori Kinnear, who chairs the Public Safety Committee, and Police Chief Craig Meidl release statement.


Mayor, Council President Statement about City Utility Tax

March 15 at 9:32 a.m. - Mayor, Council President reached out to cities, counties about working on regional interests


Council Members Respond To East Region Move to Phase 2

Feb. 11 at 5:55 p.m. - Council President Beggs, Councilmembers Stratton, and Wilkerson welcome progress

Woodward: 'Today Is Really About the Community'

Feb. 11 at 3:04 p.m. - Advancing welcome news for region, urges continued commitment to guidance

Mayor Condemns 'Disgusting' Temple Desecration

Feb. 8 at 3:33 p.m. - Says hate and divisiveness has no place in community


Mayor Statement on Capitol Violence

Jan. 7 at 8:19 a.m. - Spokane expects respectful, peaceful, and appropriate dialogue

Mayor Issues Statement about Healthy Washington

Jan. 5 at 4:15 p.m. - Plan includes positives, hope, and a goal certain