Friday news roundup

Congratulations, we survived Head Tax Week!  On to the weekend…  but first, the news.

KING, Puget Sound Business Journal (here and here),  and Northwest Asian Weekly keep the head tax discussion going.

The Stranger, Q13 and Puget Sound Business Journal look deeper at the homelessness crisis and the “McKinsey report.”

Curbed covers proposed legislation to provide free transit passes to high school students.

The Stranger has an op-ed making the case for reforming our land-use policies.

Q13 notes that the city is looking for feedback on its proposal to loosen the rules on backyard cottages.

Seattle Times catches us up on one of the two defamation lawsuits against Council member Sawant — and what it’s costing taxpayers.