Thursday news roundup

We’re still talking about SPD’s budget. Plus, the Council writes the spending plan for the recently-passed payroll tax revenues.


The Seattle PI, KING (here and here), KIRO, South Seattle EmeraldCapitol Hill Seattle Blog, MyNorthwest and MyBallard continue the discussion of reducing SPD’s budget.

Crosscut, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Real Change, Puget Sound Business Journal, and the Urbanist report that yesterday the City Council advance out of committee its spending plan for the payroll tax.

The Seattle Times, AP, and MyNorthwest  cover Mayor Durkan’s response to the certification of a recall petition.

KUOW reports on the new cracks found in the other West Seattle Bridge.

The Guardian and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover the charges that protesters are filing against the city over SPD’s response to the recent protests.

The Seattle Times report that a judge has thrown another roadblock in front of the completion of the Burke-Gilman Trail “missing link.”

Real Change discusses the most recent “point in time” count of homeless individuals in King County.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that in the aftermath of the CHOP, CHOP 2.0 has quietly risen.

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