Thursday news roundup

The big stories of the week are making the rounds of local media now.

The Seattle Times reports that the Council advanced a bill yesterday to authorize SPD to pay hiring bonuses.

Patch covers a recent City Auditor report highlighting the lack of restroom facilities available to homeless people overnight.

Q13 looks at a new report this week on “prolific offenders.”

The Urbanist reports that the MHA legislation is now at the finish line.

Real Change weighs in on the SPG contract.