Morning news roundup: Water quality, Council staff, labor issues

Seattle’s water quality, legislative staff increases, and labor law enforcement top this morning’s news.

KUOW, KIRO7, Crosscut, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Curbed, and Seattlish all write on yesterday’s Council briefing on lead levels in Seattle’s water supply.

Seattle Times, C is for Crank,  and the Stranger cover the Council’s vote yesterday to increase the size of their own legislative staff.

Crosscut and the Puget Sound Business Journal report on the Mayor’s announcement yesterday that he is strengthening the Office of Labor Standards.

SeattleMet discusses the issues behind the Council’s look at secure scheduling.

MyNorthwest reports that the head of the Seattle police officers’ union disagrees with Council member Mike O’Brien over what amenities should be included in the new North precinct building.

The Stranger looks at the push to create a safe injection site in Seattle — or potentially a “safe consumption” site.

 

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