News roundup: Uber’s political wins and losses

Uber’s back in the news today.  Plus Airbnb, Move Seattle, and more.

We start with a press release from a local law firm highlighting its win over Uber and Lyft in court, with a judge ruling that the number of Uber and Lyft drivers issued licenses is covered by the Public Records Act and cannot be shielded from public disclosure. Seattle Times (PAYWALL) also covers the issue.

On the flip side, Quartz has a look at Uber’s remarkable streak of resisting attempts at regulation  in state legislatures.

The Seattle P-I reports on the city’s call for applications to serve on the Move Seattle Oversight Committee.

Real Change covers Creative Justice, an arts program that creates an alternative to youth detention. The City Council passed a resolution in September on its intent to move away from youth detention and allocated $360,000 in the 2016 budget for alternative programs.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on Council member Tim Burgess’ announcement that he will look into regulating Airbnb.