Thursday news roundup

Reports from yesterday’s Council meeting on the proposed payroll tax, and more. Happy Thursday.

The Seattle Times, Law360, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and the Stranger report on yesterday’s City Council committee meeting, in which the proposed payroll tax was discussed at length.

Real Change and Washington State Wire look at the coming recession and what it means for the city’s budget.

The Stranger, Erica Barnett, West Seattle Blog, and Crosscut (here and here) report on local impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Urbanist continues its series looking at whether industrial uses could be accommodated in residential and commercial zones in the city.