News roundup: Tenant protections and Mayoral texts

Yesterday’s vote on tenant protections tops the news this morning. Plus we found out that the Mayor should text when he’s jet-lagged.

Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly, The Stranger, SeattleMet, and KPLU report on yesterday’s Council vote on the “slumlord law” that delays rent increases for properties that do not meet city building code.

Crosscut, The Stranger, KING5, and MyNorthwest cover yesterday’s revelation of some questionable texts sent by Mayor Ed Murray to Council member Sally Bagshaw.

KUOW reports on the Council’s ongoing work on proposed changes to the ethics code.

Seattle Times and KING5 report on the newly-renamed Donnie Chin International Children’s Park.

West Seattle Blog covers the Seattle Bridge Corridor plan, and Council member Lisa Herbold’s role in pushing it forward.