Thursday news roundup

The soda tax tops this morning’s news.

Seattle Times, AP, KUOW, KIRO, Q13, SeattleMet and MyNorthwest  all report on the proposed soda tax being passed out of committee yesterday after the Council members voted to exclude “diet” drinks.

Capitol Hill Times and Curbed cover the Council’s vote on Tuesday to retroactively change the land use code to allow activists to appeal the permit for the new Youth Services Center.

KUOW reports on the lawsuit filed by the Rental Housing Association against the city over the recently passed move-in fee legislation.

KING has a piece looking at the tireless work of the City Council’s legislative assistants.

Seattle Times, Curbed and The Urbanist report on the release of the annual One Night Count of homeless persons in King County yesterday.