Friday news roundup: bringing back the head tax

As the Council begins discussing changes to the Mayor’s budget this morning, Council members have begun unveiling their proposals…

Seattle Times, SeattleMet, The Stranger, KING, KOMO, Puget Sound Business Journal, GeekWire, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and MyNorthwest report on a budget proposal by Council members O’Brien and Harris-Talley to reinstate an employee head tax.

The Stranger covers Council member Johnson’s proposal to push forward on municipal broadband.

SeattleMet reports on Council member Gonzalez’s proposal for a $2 million legal defense fund for immigrants in next year’s budget.

Crosscut has an op-ed piece arguing for the Mayor’s city-wide retirement plan program.