Wednesday news roundup

It’s the big day for defunding SPD, and that’s what everyone is talking about this morning.


The Seattle Times, KING, KIRO, Q13, Seattle PI, The Stranger, Patch, Erica Barnett, West Seattle Blog, South Seattle Emerald, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and Fox News discuss today’s Council vote on budget amendments that would reduce SPD’s budget, and the last-ditch plea from Chief Best and Mayor Durkan for the Council to go slow.

KING, KOMO, The Seattle Medium, the Wall Street Journal, The Hill, and the National Review cover the protests at Chief Best’s home earlier this week.

The Washington Examiner reports on the latest lawsuit filed against the city over SPD’s actions at the July 25th protest/riot.

The West Seattle Blog brings us the latest news on the broken West Seattle Bridge.

The Urbanist reports on the City Council’s efforts to revive a handful ofr SDOT projects that were shelved due to budget cuts.


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