Thursday news roundup

The Council talks payroll tax, local coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, and more.

The Seattle TImes, KING, KOMO, GeekWire, Law360, The Stranger, and MyNorthwest cover yesterday’s start to deliberations on a proposed payroll tax.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, the International Examiner, the South Seattle Emerald, and Erica Barnett continue coverage of the local impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Seattle Bike Blog and West Seattle Blog (here and here) report the latest on the closure of the West Seattle Bridge.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog checks in from a recent “virtual town hall” by Mayor Durkan.