Wednesday news roundup

The Council allows for more homeless encampments, the Mayor delivers her State of the City address, and more.

The Seattle Times, AP, and the Stranger report on the City Council’s passing of an ordinance expanding the permitting of sanctioned homeless encampments and “tiny home” villages.

KING, the Seattle Times, and Crosscut cover the Mayor’s “State of the City” address.

The Guardian looks at Council member Sawant’s effort to pass a new “Amazon tax.”

The Seattle Times reports on a new study of the effects of city’s soda tax on the sale of sweetened beverages.