Tuesday news roundup

Another smattering of Council news as the election frenzy continues.

Seattle Times reports on the new contract with SPD captains and lieutenants.

My Northwest editorializes on the housing crisis.

Slate looks at the rise of fair scheduling as a national issue, and Seattle’s leadership on the issue.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that the city will defend Council member Sawant in the two defamation lawsuits filed against her.