Tuesday news roundup

Lots of budget discussion, and public safety discussion, today.

The Seattle Times, American Prospect, Governing, The Stranger, MyNorthwest, West Seattle Blog, Seattle Met, Seattle Bike Blog (here and here), Capitol Hill Seattle Blog (here and here), and Erica Barnett bring us election news.

Crosscut and MyNorthwest discuss the LEAD program and whether it should get increased funding in 2020.

Q13 looks at the 2020 budget proposals for public safety, and officials’ disagreements over them.

High Country News looks at the recent spike in sex work in Seattle.

The Sightline Institute reports on how environmentalists are shifting their approach to housing policy.

Crosscut has an op/ed looking at shoplifting downtown, and whether the city’s response is sufficient.

Erica Barnett discusses city officials’ disagreement on the merits of probation.