Friday news roundup

Eight hours until the weekend.

Q13 echoes yesterday’s MyNorthwest story that there is a “mass exodus” of SPD police officers, while KING debunks the story.

Seattle Times and MyNorthwest report that the city has made a settlement offer over a lawsuit alleging that the Mayor and City Council broke the Open Public Meetings Act when it repealed the head tax.

Politico says cities are the new unions.

Slate covers Seattle’s proposed “domestic workers’ bill of rights.”

Patch looks at the proposed education levy headed to the ballot this fall.

The Puget Sound Business Journal has an op-ed piece warning that Seattle’s homelessness crisis is about to become a public health catastrophe.

Politico looks at how cities are driving brave new policies.