Tuesday news roundup: May Day, income tax and AirBnB


Seattle Times, SeattleMet, KING and MyNorthwest report on the resolution passed by the City Council yesterday affirming city employees’ right to request an unpaid day of to take part in May Day/ International Workers Day activities.

The Stranger, Seattle Weekly, SeattleMet, and Erica C. Barnett cover Council member Herbold’s announcement yesterday that she is working on a proposal for a local income tax.

KING, KOMO, GeekWire, and West Seattle Blog report on Council member Burgess’s announcement that he is finally introducing legislation to regulate AirBnB rentals in Seattle.

Seattle Times and Q13 discuss the Mayor’s announcement yesterday with the school district of changes to school start times and additional funding for school buses.