News roundup: bags, budget, AirBnB

Seattle Times, KING5, and The Urbanist report on yesterday’s Council approval of a permanent extension to the city’s plastic bag ban and new rules on tinting compostable bags.

MyNorthwest discusses the City Council’s approach to the Mayor’s budget proposal.

Seattle Times covers the Council’s approval of a new pay band for the head of Seattle Public Utilities.

Crosscut opines on the change of the city’s political tone to “Seattle nasty.”

MyNorthwest reports on AirBnB’s new ad campaign as it fights back against possible regulation.

State Scoop reports on Seattle CTO Michael Mattmiller’s comments at a conference on how government IT procurement needs to change.