Friday news roundup

Welcome to the long weekend!

Vending Marketwatch reports that the King County Labor Council opposes the proposed soda tax.

GeekWire reports that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has come out against a local income tax.

Northwest Asian Weekly reports that Pat Murakami is running against incumbent Lorena Gonzalez for City Council position 9.

Capitol Hill Times covers the revival of the Midtown development project and the upcoming rezone of the 23rd Avenue business corridor in the Central Area.

Crosscut discusses options for building more housing — including tiny homes.

Erica C. Barnett looks at the Vision Zero plan, and concerns that the city isn’t moving fast enough.