Wednesday news roundup

Congratulations to Doug Jones on his victory over Roy Moore in the special election yesterday to fill Alabama’s vacant Senate seat.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on the new Council committee assignments for 2018.

West Seattle Blog covers the pending Council approval of a small expansion to Schmitz Park.

The Urbanist and Puget Sound Business Journal discuss the approval of the short-term rental regulations by the Council on Monday.

The Stranger reports on Tim Eyman’s latest voter initiative: a broad prohibition on income taxes.

Former City Council member and Mayor Tim Burgess has an op-ed in Crosscut making the case for expanded investments in preschool programs in Seattle.