Tuesday news roundup

And the war in City Hall over SPD’s budget continues to heat up.


Here’s the coverage of the continuing battle between the Mayor and the City Council over plans to reduce the police department’s budget:

KING and the South Seattle Emerald report that a group of protesters have filed claims against the city for injuries during the recent protests, the first step in suing the city.

West Seattle Blog and the Seattle Times has the latest on the closed West Seattle Bridge.

Seattle Bike Blog and MyNorthwest report on the new effort to recall Mayor Durkan.

The South Seattle Emerald looks at the proposal to spend $50 million a year of the new payroll tax revenues on building affordable housing in the Central Area.

The Stranger reports the private businesses are maintaining public plazas where the city can’t afford to.

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