GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant criticizes Seattle homeless proposal
SEATTLE (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant has jumped into the ongoing debate about homelessness in Seattle, saying he would withhold state homeless funding for cities that allowed camping in parks and on sidewalks. The Seattle Times reports ( ) that Bryant criticized a measure being considered by the Seattle City Council that would require a 30-day notice to homeless residents before the city could clear many unauthorized encampments. Bryant said the idea would "move us in the wrong direction."