Monday news roundup

All eyes are on DC at this morning, since Trump declared that he can pardon himself and the Supreme Court handed down a narrow ruling allowing a baker to discriminate against gay couples. But here’s what’s happening within the City Council’s sphere of influence.

KING covers a local activist group’s claim that the city’s homeless response isn’t working.

Seattle Times reports on the city’s stepped-up efforts to clean up around sites where homeless people living in vehicles have been parking.

Crosscut and Sightline cover the renewed push to relax rules for building backyard cottages and mother-in-law apartments as one method to expand the pool of affordable housing in the city.

KUOW catches us up on what’s going on with the head tax referendum effort.

West Seattle Blog covers tomorrow night’s public hearing on proposed zoning changes in District 1 as part of the city-wide MHA upzones.