Wednesday news roundup

We’re talking budget today.

KING, Seattle Weekly, Seattle Bike Blog and Seattle Transit Blog discuss a new coalition of advocacy groups pushing for the city’s budget to do more to address transportation needs.

Seattle Times reports that Judge Robart has scheduled a status conference to discuss the tentative contract for police officers.

KING and Crosscut cover the proposal for using large tents as homeless shelters.

Seattle Times reports that the Association of Washington Cities is backing the City of Seattle in the legal challenge to its local income tax.

The Urbanist has an op-ed proposing what should be done to address the city’s housing crisis.