Monday news roundup

Plenty more on SPD this morning. Welcome back, and stay cool today.

The Seattle Times and Governing look at efforts to cut SPD’s funding.

Q13, Newsweek, MyNorthwest, the New York Post, and the Daily Mail peek inside SPD to see how recent turmoil is affecting the police department.

Crosscut reports on retiring SPD Chief Carmen Best’s pension.

The Seattle Times covers a bill up for vote this afternoon that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from questioning youth before making an attorney available.

The AP, KOMO, KING, Seattle Times, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report on the weekend protests here in Seattle.

Post Alley looks at Seattle’s slumping economy and the slumping effort to address it.

The Seattle PI reports that downtown businesses have sent a letter to the City Council asking it to reconsider the recently-enacted payroll tax.

The Seattle Medium has an interview with Chief Best.

The Seattle Times has an op-ed from former Council member Tim Burgess proposing six steps to real police reform.


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