Thursday news roundup: the budget, the DOJ, and parking

There’s a lot of news to cover this morning…

The Stranger, SeattleMet, Erica Barnett, KING, KIRO, KOMO, and MyNorthwest report on yesterday’s Council budget committee meeting — including that they slashed the incoming Mayor’s budget.

Seattle Times, KIRO, Crosscut, The Stranger, and Curbed cover the DOJ’s latest threats to sanctuary cities, including Seattle.

Seattle Times, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and MyNorthwest give you the latest on the parking wars in Seattle.

Crosscut reports on concerns as the city rolls out its new funding structure for the homeless crisis response.

SB Nation argues that the city should move ahead with renovating Key Arena.

KING reports that the Council once again voted not to broadly block sweeps of unsanctioned homeless encampments.

The Stranger looks at how the Democracy Vouchers program did in its inaugural year.

The Atlantic asks how Seattle is doing in handling growth.