Friday news roundup

Public Service Announcement: there will be several road closures this weekend in Seattle. Plan your travels in advance, and drive carefully.

OK, on to the news…


Puget Sound Business Journal, Reason, MyNorthwest, and Capitol Hill Times report on the multiple legal challenges to the city’s recently-passed income tax.

Seattle Times and KINGĀ cover Council member O’Brien’s announcement of a proposed ordinance to loosen restrictions on vehicle camping on Seattle’s streets.

The Seattle PI, San Francisco Examiner, KUOW, and the Spokesman-Review report on yesterday’s court ruling on Seattle’s gun tax.

SeattleMet discusses the city’s official approval of funding for the Seattle School District to switch to a 2-tier schedule.

Crosscut looks at the underlying demographics of last week’s election voting.

South Seattle Emerald discusses the proposed Fair Chance Housing ordinance.