The Stranger
State Labor Council’s Teresa Mosqueda to Run for Seattle City Council

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Teresa Mosqueda, political and strategic campaign director of the Washington State Labor Council, planned to run for an open seat on the Seattle City Council. Today, she officially launched her campaign and is already brandishing support from high profile local Democrats. … Read More

The Seattle Times
Labor leader Teresa Mosqueda announces run for Seattle City Council

Teresa Mosqueda, a labor-movement leader who helped write last year’s initiative to raise the state minimum wage, is running for Seattle City Council. Mosqueda is political-campaign director at the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO and has served on the state’s Exchange Board, which oversees Obamacare. … Read More

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog looks at Mosqueda's fight for a higher minimum wage
Time to vote: statewide initiatives in brief — carbon tax, state minimum wage, campaign finance

Seattle is already incrementally increasing its minimum wage to $15, but according to Teresa Mosqueda, political & strategic campaign director with the Washington State Labor Council, a study of the six largest cities in the state shows a boost is needed elsewhere too. Mosqueda also argued that it will help local economies because workers who have a little more money will spend it on basic necessities. … Read More

KEXP Mind Over Matters Podcast: Sustainability Segment: Teresa Mosqueda

Guest Teresa Mosqueda, Political and Strategic Campaign Director, Washington State Labor Council, speaks with Diane Horn about the Raise Up Washington Initiative, I-1433, which will raise the state minimum wage to $13.50 per hour and provide up to seven days of paid sick and safe leave per year. … Read More speak to Teresa Mosqueda about the fight to raise the minimum wage
Sustainability Segment: Teresa Mosqueda

'We need to be looking at the basic necessities that every family needs, childcare, affordable healthcare, making sure that they have affordable housing. These are all components of what families need to be whole, to be self-sustaining'. … Read More

The Stand writes on UW honoree Teresa Mosqueda
Mosqueda among UW honorees for work on gender equity

Those of you who know Teresa know that she brings a passion for social and economic justice to everything that she does. She is an articulate and fierce advocate for health care for all and, as a member of Washington State’s Health Care Exchange Board, she continuously forces a somewhat reticent and timid Exchange management to live up to the commitment of the Affordable Care Act to make sure that low income families get the best health care coverage available … Read More

Komo News details Mosquedas' opposition to lower minimum wage for teens
State lawmakers want lower minimum wage for teen workers

"This is not about training or giving youth an opportunity. It's simply a race to the bottom in trying to pay workers less," said Teresa Mosqueda of the state Labor Council. … Read More

Puget Sound Business Journal- Mosqueda stands up to CEO salary raise
Washington exchange CEO’s 13 percent raise exceeded what was planned

Onizuka has received some criticism for accepting the raise. Exchange board member Teresa Mosqueda, who voted against the raise, said she couldn’t “in good conscience” vote for a raise when the goal of health reform is to cut cost to the system. And at a Nov. 21 Senate hearing, Republican state Sen. Bruce Dammeier of Puyallup told Onizuka he was shocked that the exchange CEO would accept such a large increase. … Read More

The Seattle Times acknowledges Mosqueda's vote against raising of CEO's salary
Exchange board votes to raise CEO’s salary

Teresa Mosqeda, legislative and policy director for the Washington State Labor Council, voted against the motion. Mosqueda commended Onizuka’s performance as CEO. But she said it seemed inappropriate to raise salaries “when part of the goal of the Affordable Care Act was to decrease costs to the system.” … Read More

Economic Opportunity Institutes lauds Mosqueda for her protection of Social Security
Social Security Works for Teresa Mosqueda

Teresa Mosqueda understands the benefits that Social Security provides to old and young people alike . In this video, she explains how Social Security benefits protect children, families and seniors, and how this vital program that has helped so many people stay out of poverty. … Read More
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7 hours ago
Teresa Mosqueda

Check it out! Katie Garrow, Labor Champion and Dep Director at MLK Labor is also on the ballot - the workers’ ballot - to be the next MLK Labor Executive Secretary! So proud to have worked with Katie over the years and to support her run for election! 💪🏾 more info and ways to support at the link below! ... See MoreSee Less

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Teresa Mosqueda

Can’t ride a bike with us tomorrow? No worries!!! Visit us at Obec to chat and share a drink at 3PM tomorrow! ... See MoreSee Less

Can’t ride a bike with us tomorrow? No worries!!! Visit us at Obec to chat and share a drink at 3PM tomorrow!
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Can’t ride a bike with us tomorrow? No worries!!! Visit us at Obec to chat and share a drink tomorrow at 3PM!
See you tomorrow #TeamTeresa!!! We’ll have refreshments and goodies!
💜 Words can’t describe the honor & excitement I feel to have @berniesanders’ ENDORSEMENT and the a Chair of the Congressional #ProgressiveCaucus and my very own US Representative @pramilajayapal ENDORSEMENT! Proud to have been a former WA State Co-Chair for #Bernie2020 and proud #Progressives at all levels are organizing to ensure a future that’s #equitable and #secure! 💪🏾
Come through this Saturday as a last hoorah before the primary election on AUG 3RD!!! Let’s BIKE N BREW folks 🚴‍♀️🍻 @obecbrewing