News roundup

In advance of the Mayor’s speech rolling out his 2017-2018 budget proposal, there’s a little bit of everything in the local news this morning.

Q13 reports on Council member Sawant’s proposal to build 1000 units of affordable housing.

Seattle Times covers the bill being voted on this afternoon to lower residential and arterial speed limits throughout the city.

The AP reports on the ongoing work to hammer out new rules on unsanctioned homeless encampments.

Seattle Globalist discusses the Green Pathways jobs program.

KING5 reports on the proposed rezone of the University District.

The Stranger reports that the Council will hold an “executive session” this morning to discuss how to handle the recent disruptions in Council meetings.