Friday news roundup: emergency declaration, coronavirus updates, and more.

Welcome to the end of a super-stressful week.

The Seattle Times, The Stranger, Seattle PI, and Q13 report on yesterday’s actions by the City Council to modify the Mayor’s emergency declaration and attach its own list of requests.

The Seattle Times, KING, New York Times, Bloomberg, NBC News, GeekWire (here and here), Seattle Medium, West Seattle Blog, Redmond Reporter, and Erica Barnett bring us updates on the local response to the coronavirus.

The Urbanist, GeekWire, and Law360 look at Council members Sawant’s and Morales’s proposal for an “Amazon tax.”

The Urbanist does a deep dive on the obsolete BINMIC industrial area plan.

West Seattle Blog reports out from a community meeting on Parks District funding plans.