Thursday news roundup

The Council advances its payroll tax package, the CHOP got cleared, and more.


The Seattle Times, KUOW, KING, KIRO, Q13, the AP, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, the South Seattle Emerald, MyNorthwest, and the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce cover yesterday’s vote by the City Council to advance a new payroll tax out of committee.

Here’s all the coverage of yesterday’s clearing of the CHOP:

The Seattle Times and MyNorthwest look at crowd dispersal tools used by the police.

The Seattle Times, International Examiner, Seattle Bike Blog, and Eater discuss the present and future of poilicing.

KIRO reports that Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is demanding an apology from the City Council.

The Seattle Times, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Post Alley, and Patch  report on the feud between Mayor Durkan and Council member Sawant.

The Seattle Times, Erica Barnett and The Urbanist report on the 2020 “Point in Time” homeless count report, released yesterday.

Crosscut looks at the grim near-future for Seattle.

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