The Stranger delves into Mosqueda's political roots.
Race for Open City Council Seat Test’s Seattle’s New Political Divides
During Mosqueda's childhood, her parents hosted house meetings for organizing in support of sanctuary for immigrants and against the Gulf War. Mosqueda remembers sitting near the front door with a coffee can she decorated, collecting donations. "A lot of our family photos were taken at protests," she says.With degrees from the University of Washington and Evergreen, Mosqueda worked on public health policy for the Washington State Department of Health and the Children's Alliance. In the years after the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, she sat on the Health Benefit Exchange Board. She was the sole holdout against granting the CEO of the insurance exchange a 13 percent raise. Later, she helped write and campaign for the state minimum wage after Republicans in the state legislature blocked efforts to raise the wage through legislation. … Read More
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