Wednesday news roundup

Renter protections, light rail, and more.

The Urbanist looks at the renter-protection bills passed by the City Council on Monday, while the South Seattle Emerald reports out from a protest demanding rent cancellation.

KING reflects on the CHOP, one year later.

The Seattle Times and KIRO cover the Council’s new interest in decriminalizing psychedelic drugs.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and the Seattle Times report that Sound Transit will be increasing frequency of light rail trains, while the Urbanist covers the ongoing debate over ST3 realignment.

PubliCola looks at how the move of the 911 call center out of SPD is going.

PubliCola reports on Councilmember Lewis’s push for more emergency shelter funding.

The Seattle Medium says that the Seattle Youth Commission is taking applications for those who might want to join its ranks.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that the city will not be issuing a permit for an event in Cal Anderson Park on Juneteenth.

West Seattle Blog previews the upcoming West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force meeting.

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