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Amid Sweeps Backlash, Council Members Release Competing Plans for Addressing Homeless Encampments

by Heidi Groover Nearly 3,000 people were sleeping on the streets of Seattle as of the last one-night count. Ansel Herz "We have a PR issue to deal with," Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell told his eight colleagues Monday morning. Several council members nodded their heads. They knew exactly what Harrell meant. "We definitely do," Council Member Sally Bagshaw replied.
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