News roundup: state of the city

Mayor Ed Murray’s State of the City address yesterday tops the news this morning.

Seattle Times, The Stranger, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Crosscut, Seattle P-I,  GeekWire, KING5, and KIRO7 all covered the Mayor’s speech yesterday.

In other news. the Council’s briefing yesterday over the 23rd Avenue construction project and its impact on local businesses received coverage. The Stranger, (twice), SeattleMet, and MyNorthwest report on the discussion.

Seattle Weekly has an interview with Council member Sally Bagshaw on her ideas about providing more shelter for the homeless.

The Heartland Institute reports on the City of Seattle’s rejection last year of a plan to create a municipal broadband system.

KUOW reports on Council member Sawant’s resolution related to Nestora Salgado, a Seattle-area woman who is being imprisoned in Mexico.

Dallas Weekly covers last week’s celebration of National African American Parent Involvement Day in Seattle, an event in which Council President Bruce Harrell took part.

The Ballard News-Tribune covers a protest over cutting cherry trees at the former Loyal Heights substation.

Queen Anne and Magnolia News has an op-ed about the special levies on ballots this year.