Wednesday news roundup

All sorts of things in the news this morning…

GeekWire reports that Amazon has invited city leaders to a roundtable discussion on the relationship between the company and the city.

Meanwhile. Capitol Hill Seattle Blog says that some Central District small business owners are fed up with City Hall.

Australia’s ABC looks at the global trend of governments introducing sweetened beverage taxes.

Crosscut follows up on its story of problems in the city’s HR department with reactions from elected officials.

South Seattle Emerald looks at the present and future of LimeBikes.

GeekWire reports on Uber’s proposal of a portable benefits package for its drivers.

Queen Anne and Magnolia News published an op-ed by Council member Sally Bagshaw on the proposed affordable housing development at Ft. Lawton.