Tuesday news roundup

The rain is back, the days are cooler. We all know what that means: the Council’s budget season is right around the corner.

Now here’s the news out of City Hall.

The Seattle Times, Crosscut, and the AP report on yesterday’s passage of four bills extending new protections to hotel workers.

MyNorthwest covers yesterday’s Council approval of the sale of the Mercer Megablock.

The Seattle Times and GeekWire report that the city is working on a plan to impose a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers.

Crosscut looks at the vulnerabilities in the city’s IT infrastructure.

MyNorthwest looks at the proposed ban on natural gas piping for new buildings.

MyNorthwest reports that Council member Bagshaw’s e-bike was stolen.

The Seattle PI discusses a resolution the Council passed yesterday encouraging students to participate in Friday’s Global Climate Strike.