News roundup: homeless sweeps

Yesterday’s committee hearing on homeless encampment sweeps tops the news this morning.

The Urbanist, Crosscut, SeattleMet, and the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce report on yesterday’s committee hearing to discuss pending legislation restricting homeless encampment sweeps.

Puget Sound Business Journal looks at the new secure scheduling ordinance passed this week.

KING5 and West Seattle Blog  cover the Council’s discussion of paid parking.

KING5 reports on the rollout of the Democracy Voucher program enacted by Initiative I-122 last fall.

Q13 and Seattle Weekly report on Council member Sawant’s rally last to build support for using public funds to build 1000 units of affordable housing, and where she wants to find the funds to do it.