Wednesday news roundup

So much in the news this morning — for just a moment, it’s hard to tell that we’re all stuck at home.

Also, thanks to Bernie Sanders for running a thoughtful and honest campaign, and bringing important issues to light.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Seattle Medium, International Examiner, GeekWire, Sightline Institute, South Seattle Emerald, and West Seattle Blog continue coverage of local impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.  There are some great stories in here — I strongly encourage you to take some time this morning and read through them.

The Seattle PI and Law360 report on the introduction of a retooled “Amazon Tax” bill this week.

The Seattle Times covers a new report from the City Auditor looking at what went wrong with Seattle City Light’s billing process.

The Stranger reports that it’s OK to plant potatoes in traffic circles.

West Seattle Blog brings us the latest on the closure of the West Seattle Bridge. discusses the difficult legal path forward for “safe consumption sites.”

Crosscut has an op/ed pointing out the dangers of increasing gentrification as we respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

The Seattle Times has an editorial arguing against imposing a Waterfront LID.