Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, June 11


Arlington Times
Work on Stillaguamish River bridges brings delays

Associated Press
More details in Skagit River bridge collapse
FAA OKs commercial drone flights over land
Dozens of new laws take effect in Washington state (DREAM Act)
Groups ask state to limit killing of wolves

Ballard News Tribune
Shooting at Seattle Pacific University: one student killed, three injured (Kohl-Welles)

Bellingham Herald
Blog: Wyoming sees bright future for coal

Coming soon: more places to fill your growler with wine (Wylie)
Column: Callaghan: Election activity freeze period chills out challengers

The Daily News
Learn more about state’s Medicaid program at upcoming presentations

Everett Herald
Aerospace program at EvCC gets $1.5M
Rally for $15 minimum wage comes to Everett
Davis: Step back, watch wage hike implode
Singletary: Graduates should chart their loan debts now
Op-ed: Sieze pot opportunity to grow economy
Editorial: Bergdahl tests public values

Island Guardian
Who Will Take The Helm?

Islands’ Sounder
Two candidates vying for WSF top job

Kirkland Reporter
King County Realtors push levy swap for ed funding (Hunter)

News Tribune (subscription required)
Editorial: Oso tragedy reflects risk in older developments

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Reauthorize Export-Import Bank to protect jobs

Puget Sound Business Journal
18 states granted waivers from Obamacare’s ‘employee choice
 requirement for small businesses in SHOP exchanges
In wake of whistleblower judge case, legislators consider reforms
Johnson and Johnson’s mesh device legal woes come to WA

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Will California ruling on teacher seniority have an impact here?
Deep in college-loan debt, borrowers hope Congress will help
Guest Opinion: Taxpayers should be able to monitor public-employee contract negotiations
Editorial: Naloxone is a good antidote to a new heroin epidemic

Skagit Valley Herald
No room for families? (Sakuma Brothers)

Spokesman Review
Inslee heading to UK, Finland
Editorial: Obama executive order eases financial burden of higher education
Providence, Kadlec Health team up for cost control, better services

Tri-City Herald
Kennewick weighs banning pot-related businesses

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Op-Ed: Puget Sound: Protect the water around us

Yakima Herald Republic
Yakima Valley cherry harvest may prove fruitful
Editorial: Nation needs to spell out definition of ‘service dog’


Skagit River Bridge truck driver heard ‘boom’
WSP educating drivers about ‘move over’ law
UW students offer unique perspective on school shootings

NTSB releasing documents in Skagit River Bridge failure
Prosecutor: SPU shooting suspect considered other Washington schools
SPU victim improves; campus moves forward

Prosecutors to seek life sentence against SPU shooting suspect

New Washington Laws Cover College Aid, Guns, Tanning
Northwest States Tread Lightly In Debate Over Whether To Release Oil Train Notifications
More Young Adults Get Inpatient Psychiatric Care After Health Law
Dozens Of Oso Slide Legal Claims Filed Against Washington

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Don’t worry, we’re here to protect you
Mom says potential penalty for dad accused of driving kids while drunk is a joke

Q13 TV (FOX)
Teachers invent device to protect students from shooters
Activists record number of oil trains moving through Snohomish County
State education chief: Some ways to try to prevent school shootings


Capitol Record (TVW)
Hundreds of bills passed by Legislature set to take effect this week

Life and violence in the Rainier Valley: ‘It’s complicated out here’
Seattle’s tech boom isn’t just for rich kids: 3 programs reinvigorating STEM education
The Daily Troll: Another school shooting. Who has made biggest school cuts? A new tech officer for city.

HDC Advance
Youth Legislature: Still kickin’ it at 66 — Part II
More treatment options for injured workers

AG Urges Supreme Court to Overturn Ruling Denying $15 Wage to Airport Workers

On other blogs today: Taxes and the minimum wage