Friday news roundup

The Mayor signs the 2022 budget, and more news to wrap up the week.

The Seattle Times (here and here), Puget Sound Business Journal, KING, KIRO and Patch cover the Mayor’s signing of the 2022 budget into law.

The Seattle Times reports that the consultant report on Mayor Durkan’s missing texts is taking far longer than it should.

PubliCola reports that the regional homeless authority won’t be renewing contracts to use hotels for homeless shelter.

The Urbanist looks at projects slated for the Interbay industrial area.

KING looks at the public safety issues around Pioneer Square.

The Seattle Times reports on a new audit report from the Office of the Inspector General on SPD disciplinary practices.

The Seattle PI and the New Republic discuss the Sawant recall election.