Wednesday news roundup

The Mayoral race heats up, as does “hazard pay” for grocery workers.


Here’s all the coverage of Council President Lorena Gonzalez’s announcement this morning that she is running for Mayor this year:

And here’s all the coverage of Seattle’s “hazard pay” for grocery workers ordinance taking effect today, as well as similar legislation in other West Coast cities including Long Beach and Oakland:

The International Examiner covers last week’s announcement by Colleen Echohawk that she is running for mayor.

The Stranger and PubliCola report on the preliminary report by King County Equity Now’s Black Brilliance Research Project.

The Urbanist and Mass Transit look at what’s going on with transit funding in Seattle.

KOMO reports that Mayor Durkan is not planning a search for a new permanent police chief anytime soon.

Seattle Bike Blog covers a warning from SDOT that funding for the Stay Healthy Streets program may be at risk.

The Seattle Medium reports that the Seattle Indian Health Board is evolving its vaccine distribution plan.

Post Alley discusses the importance of revitalizing Seattle’s downtown retail core.


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