Wednesday news roundup

There’s lots of news coverage this morning of the Council’s busy Tuesday.


The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, and GeekWire cover the Council’s passage of legislation to move forward with a scooter-share pilot program in Seattle.

The Stranger and the South Seattle Emerald discuss the Council’s options in the wake of Mayor Durkan’s veto of its rebalanced 2020 budget.

The Seattle Times and the AP report that a state appeals court has revived a lawsuit charging that the City Council violated the Open Public Meetings Act in the run-up to its 2018 repeal of the “head tax.”

Reason covers the recently-filed lawsuit challenging the state and local eviction moratoriums.

The Seattle Times reports that Judge Robart has appointed a new police monitor to oversee SPD’s implementation of the 2012 Consent Decree.

The West Seattle Blog brings us the latest on the closure of the West Seattle Bridge.

Puget Sound Business Journal looks at the Seattle City Council’s reaction to Amazon’s expansion in Bellevue.

Crosscut reports that Tim Eyman has been trying to co-opt the Recall Durkan campaign, and the campaign is not happy.

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