Thursday news roundup

A mixed bag of local political news this morning.

KUOW, Washington State Wire, and Mass Transit continue coverage of Mayor Durkan’s “State of the City” address.

The Seattle Times and West Seattle Blog cover yesterday’s announcements of anti-displacement initiatives by Mayor Durkan and Councilmember Herbold.

The Seattle Times and Crosscut report on a legal brief filed yesterday afternoon by the Community Police Commission criticizing the city’s new contract with SPOG, the police officers’ union.

The Urbanist has thoughts on the pending MHA legislation.

GeekWire looks at the City Council’s resolution on misclassified independent contractors.

Real Change reports on the city’s efforts to protect mobile home parks from redevelopment.

Erica C. Barnett covers last night’s Council committee hearing on the Mayor’s nomination for HSD Director.