Latest Media Statements

Sept. 2

Mayor Issues Statement about State Comments

2:39 p.m. - Community conversation is ‘about public health and safety’

Aug. 3

Mayor Calls for End to Legislated Lawlessness

2:48 p.m. - Spokane police officer injured by gunfire for the second time this summer

July 29

Statement from the Mayor’s Office Regarding Tent on WSDOT Property

4:56 p.m. - Mayor’s Office released statement regarding large tent on WSDOT property in east Spokane.

July 26

Statement from the Office of Council Member Zack Zappone

8:11 a.m. - This resolution makes it clear that abortion is and continues to be legal in Spokane.

May 17

Woodward Issues Statement on Interim Zoning

8:05 a.m. - Designation allows for shelter operation in heavy industrial zones

Feb. 1

Council Members Stratton, Zappone Issue Statements Regarding Censure

8:53 a.m. - Council Members Stratton and Zappone have issued statements regarding resolutions to formally censure Council Member Jonathan Bingle.

Oct. 19

Mayor Issues Statement on State Mandate Impact

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

July 13

Mayor Releases Statement About Ordinance

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

April 21

Council President Beggs Responds to the Guilty Verdict of Chauvin

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

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