Washington State House Democrats


Friday, August 29


Aberdeen Daily World
School test results mixed on Twin Harbors
Updated FEMA rules confusing to many
BNSF executive: Oil train safety can improve

Associated Press
No-pot Fife takes aim at Washington’s marijuana law
Governor asks Yakima not to appeal elections order
Environmental groups seek wolf rules
Problems at state health exchange hit 1 out of 5
Inslee proclaims emergency in Okanogan County
Alaska mayors conference urges voting against pot initiative
Warm waters send millions of salmon to Canada, not Washington

The Daily News
Bright spots, but little change in local students’ state test scores

Everett Herald (subscription required)
New Mukilteo ferry terminal clears key hurdle
In Our View/Aug. 7 state Supreme Court ruling: A mental health investment

Kirkland Reporter
State Parks to host public meeting regarding future of Saint Edward Seminary building

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Editorial: OUR VIEW | Seeking miracle worker in new WSF chief
Governor asks Yakima not to appeal elections order
No-pot city takes aim at Washington marijuana law

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: U.S. Army underestimates JBLM economic impact

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Micro-apartments raise big controversy
SPD cops: City ‘playing politics’ with their lives
Health-benefit exchange budget grows; will more spending mean more revenue?
As many as 1 in 5 exchange enrollees affected by technical problems, staff concedes
How to improve schools? Some students say: Lower class size
Guest Opinion: Educators must do more to reach young men of color

Skagit Valley Herald
Cannabis cuisine rises in wake of legalizations

Spokesman Review
Editorial: ER wait time ads sending wrong message

Tacoma Weekly
MDC initiates Housing First at reborn Randall Townsend Apartments
Port deals land jobs, cut carbon footprint of operations on tideflats

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: American workers should be honored on Labor Day


App maps Seattle’s ‘high-crime’ areas
WSDOT mapping construction ‘hot spots’

Small city’s lawsuit could derail state’s recreational marijuana law

Inslee Declares State Of Emergency After Severe Rainstorms Hit Okanogan County
Legal Spat Over Pot Shops In Tiny Fife Imperils Washington’s Whole Marijuana Law

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
State patrol says more drivers impaired by pot-alcohol combo

Q13 TV (FOX)
Tim Eyman seeks to overturn $15 minimum wage laws


Capitol Record (TVW)
McCleary school funding hearing set for Sept. 3, TVW will carry live
TVW president Greg Lane stepping down

Global warming: Is state doing enough to protect timber from invading beetle?

Nobody Is Forced to Join a Union

Gov. Inslee Urges Yakima Not to Appeal Civil Rights Ruling
Guest Op-Ed: Common Cause Against Coal