News roundup: Minimum wage, Sawant campaigning, SODO Arena

Yesterday’s hearing on the impact of the minimum wage, and Council member Kshama Sawant’s campaigning for Bernie Sanders (and against Hillary Clinton) top the news this morning. Plus op-eds from Council members Rob Johnson and Debora Juarez.

KUOW, Phys.org, Crosscut, and the Seattle P-I all cover yesterday’s Council hearing on the UW’s minimum wage impacts ┬ástudy.

The Nation ran an op-ed from Sawant disputing Hillary Clinton’s claims that she supported the push for a $15 minimum wage. The Daily Caller also picked up the story. Meanwhile, the Independent Political Report covers Sawant’s urging of Bernie Sanders to join the Green Party ticket if he loses the Democratic primary to Clinton.

Seattle Times has an op-ed from Juarez explaining why Sound Transit must add the 130th Street light-rail station to the ST3 plan.

City Living Seattle ran an op-ed from Johnson reflecting on his first 100 days in office.

Seattle Weekly posted its highlights of this week’s City Council activities.

The Stranger reports that King County will be adding several more ballot drop boxes for the upcoming election.

Crosscut covers the contentious history of SPD using drones for surveillance.

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