Friday news roundup

It’s Juneteenth., a reminder of how long the fight against structural racism has been going on.


Crosscut and The South Seattle Emerald (a series of articles),  The Seattle Medium, The Seattle TimesThe Seattle PI, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog discuss Juneteenth and local scheduled events to recognize the day.

AP, Seattle Medium, The Hill, Q13, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, South Seattle Emerald, The Urbanist, and Fox News report on the expulsion of SPOG from the MLK Labor Council.

The Seattle TImes, MyNorthwest, and GeekWire discuss the city’s upcoming contract negotiations with SPOG.

The Seattle Times and Seattle Medium reports that Mayor Durkan has extended COVID-19 closures in Seattle.

The Stranger, Seattle Times, Patch, South Seattle Emerald, and Law360 report on the portfolio of progressive revenue options the City Council is considering.

The Seattle Times covers the voices demanding that the city build more affordable housing in the Central Area to combat displacement.

Crosscut, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog (here and here), and GeekWire report on the latest developments in the CHOP.

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