Thursday news roundup

As is often the case, it’s a bit of a slow-news Thursday.

The Seattle Times, CNBC and GeekWire report that Amazon will hire 15,000 additional employees — in Bellevue.

The Seattle PI looks at a bill in the state legislature that would prohibit Seattle’s proposed ban on “winter evictions.”

The Seattle Times reports that Seattle-area wage growth is slowing.

The Urbanist makes an argument against preempting a new business tax in Seattle.