Monday news roundup

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and enjoyed the fantastic Seattle summer weather. Now let’s all go back inside for more meetings. (oh yay!)

Puget Sound Business Journal profiles the person leading the fight against Seattle’s newly-passed income tax.

Q13 has an op-ed suggesting the city should approve the street vacation for the proposed SODO Arena.

Willamette Week looks at the minimum wage study recently published by a UW research team.

KING reports on a voter initiative intended to prohibit safe injection sites.

Sightline Institute argues that developer fees and red tape do, in fact, increase the cost of housing.

South Seattle Emerald has an op-ed discussing the recent RRIO update, the proposed Fair Chance Housing ordinance, and other efforts to achieve equity and fairness in housing access.