Thursday news roundup

As the election coverage fades, the City Council’s 2022 budget takes prominence.

The Seattle Times, KING, KUOW, Puget Sound Business Journal, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, MyNorthwest, and The Urbanist cover the City Council’s “balancing package” of amendments to the 2022 proposed city budget.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Reason, and Bloomberg report that the Ninth Circuit has allowed a defamation case against Councilmember Sawant to move forward.

West Seattle Blog brings us the latest on the repairs to the West Seattle Bridge.

The Urbanist does a deep dive on the latest plan for the “missing link” in the Burke-Gilman Trail.

Crosscut says that housing density will be on City Hall’s agenda post-election.

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