Tuesday news roundup

Lots of budget discussion; plus Amazon HQ2 and a Convention Center deal.

The Stranger reports on a proposed study on setting up a municipal bank in Seattle.

West Seattle Blog, Seattle Transit Blog, and Erica C. Barnett cover yesterday’s Council discussion of SDOT’s proposed budget for 2018.

KUOW, MyNorthwest, South Seattle Emerald, and Erica C. Barnett report on the proposed employee head tax.

Puget Sound Business Journal, GeekWire, Seattle Times, and Curbed discuss local community leaders’ letter to Amazon hoping to “hit the refresh button.”

Puget Sound Business Journal,  Seattle Times, and Curbed cover yesterday’s announcement of a package a public benefits associated with the proposed expansion of the Convention Center.

The Urbanist proposes an “affordable housing platform” for Seattle.