Tuesday news roundup

The Council banned crowd control weapons and granted premium pay to some gig worker. Plus what’s going on in the CHOP.

Here’s the coverage of the City Council’s action yesterday to ban SPD’s use of chokeholds and crowd control weapons:

The Seattle Times, Patch, KOMO, GeekWire, KING, Q13, and Law360 report on the Council’s passage of a requirement for “premium pay” for food and grocery delivery gig workers.

Crosscut reports that so far the protests don’t seem to have caused a spike on COVID-19 cases.

Here’s who is discussing the CHOP:

Crosscut has an op/ed arguing that SPOG should never have been in the labor union.

The South Seattle Emerald and Crosscut look at embattled SPD chief Carmen Best and who is rallying to her defense.

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