Tuesday news roundup

As the Council dives deeper into its budget deliberations this week, the advocacy groups are getting vocal…

Seattle Times, KING, and KUOW cover the debate over how to spend excess revenues from the Sweetened Beverage Tax.

Curbed and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report on a coalition of local advocacy groups who are banding together to push the city to make good on its transportation investment promises.

KIRO reports that the Seattle Municipal Court presiding judge is worried about potential cuts to its probation budget.

Crosscut looks at the debate over selling the Mercer Megablock.

MyNorthwest covers the latest legal challenge to the city’s attempt to loosen rules on backyard cottages.

Seattle Times and KING catch us up on the latest on the tentative SPOG contract.