Wednesday news roundup

The Council approves a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers, the Mayor unveils her 2021 budget proposal, and more.


The Seattle Times, Seattle PI, New York Times, CNET, Puget Sound Business Journal, Reuters, AP, GeekWire, VentureBeat, and MyNorthwest report that the City Council has approved a minimum wage standard for Uber and Lyft drivers.

The Seattle Times, Seattle PI, The Stranger, KING, KUOW, Puget Sound Business Journal, Crosscut, The Urbanist, South Seattle Emerald/PubliCola, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and West Seattle Blog cover the Mayor’s release of her proposed 2021 city budget.

KING reports that the City Council has authorized expanded use of traffic cameras.

PubliCola writes on the competing efforts by the Council and Mayor to engage the black community in re-imagining public safety.

The Urbanist looks at the state of bridge maintenance in Seattle.

PubliCola has an op-ed by Council member Andrew Lewis defending the district-based Council election system.

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