Lots of news this morning, especially related to SPD’s budget and ongoing protests. Let’s dive in.
The New York TImes, the AP, Seattle PI, KING (here and here), KIRO, KOMO, the Herald, Erica Barnett and the Washington Examiner report on SPD Chief Best’s letter to the City Council after a weekend protest at her home.
Patch and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover a Council draft resolution affirming protections for reporters, legal observers and medics at protests and opposing SPD’s subpoena against local media outlets for protest footage.
Law360 reports that a renewal of the Seattle Transportation Benefit District is headed for the November ballot.
The Washington Examiner looks at salaries in Seattle city government.
The Puget Sound Business Journal has an op-ed arguing that the City Council’s decisions are making it harder for Seattle businesses to survive.
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