More on proposals to cut SPD’s budget, musings on the recently-passed payroll tax, and the West Seattle Low Bridge ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Welcome to Wednesday.
Q13, KOMO (here and here), Government Technology, and MyNorthwest (here and here) continue the discussion of demands to cut SPD’s budget.
KUOW provides an update on ongoing protests in the Seattle area.
West Seattle Blog and the Seattle Times report that SDOT has found cracks in the West Seattle “low” bridge as well, though not as serious as the ones in the “high” bridge.
Crosscut looks at how the payroll tax got passed, while The Stranger looks at how a similar tax might fare at the state level.
Erica Barnett reports that the city might not get reimbursed for hotel rooms it has been renting out as reserve space to quarantine COVID-19 cases.