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

The Seattle Times
Seattle has its first pregnant city councilmember

Teresa Mosqueda, Seattle city council member, is pregnant with her first child, a girl due in October. “We were really excited when we found out we were pregnant,” said Mosqueda, 38. She is married to Manuel Valdes, a journalist for the Associated Press. … Read More
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