News roundup: homelessness, police reform, and much more

Discussion of the homelessness crisis in Seattle and what to do about “The Jungle” encampment, as well as police reform in the aftermath of the Che Taylor shooting, top the news this morning. But lots more too…

Sacramento’s FOX40 reports on a contingent of Sacramento officials visiting Seattle to learn about approaches to responding to homelessness.

The Stranger and Seattle Times report on the expert consultant to the city who argues against creating sanctioned encampments. MyNorthwest reports on San Jose’s successful cleanup of their version of “The Jungle.”  And Seattle Times covers the state legislature’s proposal to spend $1 million cleaning up and building a fence around The Jungle.

The Stranger, Seattle Times,  and the Seattle Globalist cover the street protest yesterday over the police shooting of Che Taylor, at which Council member Sawant spoke.

The Tacoma NewsTribune and Business Vancouver both report on their cities consideration of bike-share programs in the context of Seattle’s struggles with its program.

Fox News reports on the Seattle City Council’s look at new regulations to protect workers from unlivable schedules.

Seattle P-I covers the recent endorsements in the race to fill Jim McDermott’s seat in Congress. A few City Council members have already announced their endorsements.

The Daily Journal of Commerce has a Q&A with the leaders of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI).

Natural News notes that in July the city is scheduled to start fining citizens and businesses for throwing away too much food waste.

KING5 reports on the city’s work on a master plan for off-leash dog parks that should come before the City Council in June.

In its continuing effort to derail the proposed SODO Arena, Seattle Times reports that an advisory group to the Seattle Center expressed interest in remodeling Key Arena.

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