Washington State House Democrats


The Daily E-Clips – August 7, 2014


Target endorses same-sex marriage
Walgreen turns down tax inversion plan
Many still can’t use Washington health coverage
Gov. Inslee seeks federal disaster aid for wildfire victims
Port moves ahead on nearly $1B in airport projects

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
State issues licenses to two more pot growers in Whatcom County
Ericksen still leads in early primary results for 42nd District Senate seat
Republicans in driver’s seat in north Whatcom state House races (Lytton, Morris)
Whatcom Dems face possible shutout loss in state’s 42nd District

Bothell Reporter
Did you vote in the primary? | Cartoon
The disinterest is everywhere in this election | Cornfield

The Columbian
Clark County primary election results solidify (Stonier, Moeller)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Despite denials, political hijinks are no surprise (Sells)
Jobless claims fall to eight-year low
Editorial: Some of the people have spoken

Islands’ Sounder
Ranker calls ferry decision ‘irresponsible’ (Ranker)

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Local races stand pat with Wednesday ballots counted

Maple Valley Reporter
Senate leadership must hold itself accountable | Rich Elfers

Olympian (subscription required)
Olympia considers charging B&O tax for Providence St. Peter Hospital
Sam Reed to analyze primary election results Thursday public talk in Lacey
No Child Left Behind waivers working in other states
Fife responds to pot-ban challenge, will argue that federal law trumps I-502
Couture waiting for more vote counts; Sheldon holding firm in 2nd place (Haigh)
Editorial: City review of B&O tax exemption makes sense

Puget Sound Business Journal
Pot fight! Washington AG to battle city of Fife in marijuana brawl

Renton Reporter
Dept. of Ecology to update state’s greenhouse gas reporting rule
Results from Tuesday’s primary (LD 11, 33, 37, 41)

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Franchise group files to block $15 minimum-wage phase-in
State Supreme Court rules psychiatric boarding unlawful

Spokesman Review
Arrest illustrates state’s tough stance on illicit pot
Ceremony to inter veterans’ remains

Washington Post
Editorial: Time is right for Medicare reform measures


Alaskan Way Viaduct settling, cracking

Seattle’s median home price sets all-time record

Are Security Requirements For Legal Pot Grows Enough?
Protesters Decry Wash. State’s Closed-Door Labor Negotiations

Why Washington Ferries Are Such A Headache To Replace

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Boeing betting on tobacco as new aviation fuel source
Seattle voters still have never seen a tax they didn’t like
Seattle City Council calls for end to lifetime ban on gay blood donations
King County prepares for oil train explosion with first-ever exercise

NW Public Radio
Report Raises Safety Concerns About Oil By Water

Q13 TV (FOX)
Snag Canyon Fire near Ellensburg nearly doubles in size; state mobilization ordered


Capitol Record (TVW)
Round-up of Tuesday’s primary election results (Habib, Eide)

King County worriedly preps for oil train fire
The Daily Troll: FBI searches for missing girl. What state smokes most pot? Sheldon gains some votes.

HDC Advance
Jam-packed trees awaiting held-up workers

Not Much to Learn from Primary Night Results (Chopp, Fitzgibbon)

Morning Fizz: The Rumors are Total Tommyrot

After a Second Day of Counting, No Big Change in Primary Results