Tuesday news roundup

Yesterday’s approval of a legal defense fund for immigrants and refugees tops the news this morning.

Seattle Times, Q13, Seattle Weekly, Seattle PI, Curbed, and SeattleMet report on yesterday’s Council vote to approve a $1 million legal defense fund for immigrants and refugees facing immigration proceedings.

KOMO, KING, Arena Digest, and Billboard cover yesterday’s Council briefing on the two Key Arena proposals.

KUOW looks at the recently approved MHA upzone downtown.

The Urbanist previews the proposed MHA upzone of the Chinatown-International District area.

Wallyhood has a Q&A with Council member Rob Johnson.

Nextcity reports on the controversy of using public-private partnerships for renovating community centers.

The Guardian asks whether Seattle’s helmet law led to the demise of its bike share system.