News roundup

All-gender restrooms and services for the homeless top the news today.

The Daily UW reports that UW students are demanding the university comply with the city’s ordinance requiring provision of all-gender restrooms.  Meanwhite, Governing reports that more and more city and state governments are following Seattle’s lead in banning travel to North Carolina in protest of its recent anti-transgender bill.

KING5 reports that SHARE intends to close 13 of its indoor shelters due to losing a county grant. And NWCN covers the news that the City of Seattle will be piloting a program to clean up trash and needles at unsanctioned homeless encampments.

KING5 also reports on yesterday’s joint city/county council meeting that reviewed the ST3 draft plan, and in which City Council member Debora Juarez called the omission of a NE 130th Street infill station “unacceptable.”

The Stranger notes that Council member Kshama Sawant will be hosting a “Progressive Small Business Summit” tonight.