As is typical for a Thursday, there’s a little bit of everything going on this morning.
Earlier this week, the city released its draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed renovation of Key Arena by the Oak View Group. The document is 321 pages, with another 306 pages of appendices. Here’s a guide to what it says, and how you should let the city know your thoughts.
Also, we learn what a “woonerf” is.
We’re talking about taxes, homelessness and transit. Go figure.
Today U.S. District Court Judge John Bates issued one more ruling taking the Trump Administration to task for rescinding the DACA program last year — though he gave the government 90 days for a do-over.
The debate about the new tax on large businesses tops the news this morning.
Last week a King County Superior Court judge dismissed Solid Ground from the wrongful death lawsuit that the estate and family of Charleena Lyles filed last year.
Last week, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a nationwide permanent injunction that prohibits the Department of Justice from withholding federal grants to police departments in jurisdictions with so-called “sanctuary city” policies.
Here are my notes from this morning’s Council Briefing and this afternoon’s Full Council meeting.
This week is not nearly as busy as last week, but there’s still a lot going on. Headlining will be the start of deliberations on a new tax on businesses.