Tuesday news roundup

The head tax, the Battery Street Tunnel, and more.

Seattle Times, KING, and Patch report on the Council’s vote yesterday to approve and agreement with WSDOT to fill in the Battery Street Tunnel once the new SR99 tunnel opens.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog looks at the proposed new head tax, while The Stranger has an op-ed from leading proponent Council member Kshama Sawant and MyNorthwest has excerpts from an interview with her.

Crosscut profiles Eric Liu, local advocate for citizen activism.

Eighteen years ago today, the Kingdome came down.