Friday news roundup

Sawant, Durkan, Sawant vs. Durkan, and more.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and The Seattle Times report that Council member Sawant is taking issue with a developer’s plan to tear down a 21-unit apartment building serving tenants with Section 8 housing vouchers in order to build a 73-unit microhousing building.

Crosscut covers the ongoing feud between Sawant and Mayor Durkan over the Mayor’s appointment of Jason Johnson as Director of the Human Services Department. The Stranger has an op-ed from Sawant on that issue.

SeattleMet looks at whether Mayor Durkan’s office is too tight-fisted with public records.

MyNorthwest has the latest election coverage.

KING covers the Council’s vote to advance a bill authorizing hiring bonuses for SPD officers.

KUOW reports that a new study show that dependence on food banks is increasing, but funding isn’t keeping up.