Wednesday news roundup: Sawant gets sued

Topping the news this morning: the defamation suit against Council member Kshama Sawant.

Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly, Seattle PI, KUOW, KIRO, KOMO, Capitol Hill Times, and Patch all report that the two police officers who shot and killed Che Taylor, but were later cleared of wrongdoing by an inquest, are suing Council member Kshama Sawant for defamation.

MyNorthwest and KUOW report that Council candidate Jon Grant has called for doubling the gun and ammunition tax.

The Stranger discusses whether Seattle should be taxing foreign investment in local real estate.

SeattleMet looks at Seattle’s recently-passed income tax on high earners.

Finally, Patch has all the adorable pictures from yesterday’s Seattle Kitty Hall.