Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, September 10


Aberdeen Daily World
Despite lull, Port predicting a strong year
Monte school board wants to discuss year-round school
Hospital District takes first look at asset transfer options

Associated Press
3 people commit suicide each day in Washington
Hop harvest underway in Washington
Stephanie McCleary is back in the limelight
Official: girl dies, tested positive for E. coli

Auburn Reporter
Attorney General, BBB partner to help stop school supply scam

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
New school supply scam hits Washington state
Blog: Combo of Northwest fossil fuel projects would be like 5 Keystone XL pipelines
Lawyers: Wyoming pro-coal argument unlikely to work on Cherry Point proposal

Same-sex marriage heading for U.S. Supreme Court vote?
Editorial: In Our View: Make Health Care Law (ACA) Work
Column: Camden: Gun initiative campaigns loaded with dollars, rhetoric

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Arlington-based DOT aviation division moving south
Editorial: Watching as birds fall away (climate change)

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Panel to weigh in at Climate Action series finale (Ranker)

Kitsap Sun
(subscription required)
Developer proposes pot business for Bainbridge
Input sought on transportation plan

News Tribune (subscription required)
Hipster political committee focused on creating ‘a viral campaign’
DSHS secretary says agency running $25M short — besides the courts’ $30M mental health mandate

Olympian (subscription required)
State-hired crews return to Capitol to finish three-year repair, cleaning job on stonework
Editorial: It’s time to modernize rules on e-commerce

Seattle Times (subscription required)
State names new ferries chief
$20M grant to Port will boost capacity for big ships
Bellevue latest target of push for $15 minimum wage
Burke Museum to pitch Legislature for a new building
Local leaders urge Inslee to support clean-fuel standards
Study: Dementia patients continue to get medications with little to no benefit
Danny Westneat: Presidents of public universities hiss at talk of state’s budget cuts (Kohl-Welles)
Blog: Good arguments from Washington lawmakers on Export-Import Bank
Editorial: Congress should not delay vote on Export-Import Bank

Skagit Valley Herald
Hamilton approves marijuana zoning law

Spokesman Review
Editorial: McCleary case may be constitutional lesson for Legislature, state Supreme Court

Tacoma Weekly
Safe Streets turns 25, shifts to partnership building

Tri-City Herald
Law enforcement officials say military gear useful
West Richland City Council votes to create pot ban

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Updated: College Place bans marijuana operations

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: Grant County apple growth complementary, not competitive

Push for paid sick leave in Tacoma gets mixed reviews
Phony cell towers hacking phones in Western WA


King County Auditor: Sewer overflow project could cost $2.6 billion

State’s dueling gun initiatives put through the truth test


UW Study Raises Questions About Possible Health Hazards Of ‘Fracking’
Washington Supreme Court Weighs New Trial For Lakewood Cop Killer’s Accomplice
Sequim, Shelton Reject Initiatives That Would Limit The Power Of Public Employee Unions

Not Enough Weed To Go Around In Washington Pot Industry
Indoor Marijuana Growers Create Big Demand For Northwest Energy

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Major I-5 closure to hit drivers with weekend plans; 14-mile backups expected
Washington’s indoor pot grows could be big power suck
Study warns global warming threatens some of Washington state’s most popular birds

National Public Radio
The Myth Of The Superstar Superintendent?

Q13 TV (FOX)
Micro-housing debate in Seattle is no small fight


What a carbon tax would mean for Washington’s economy
Eden Foods causing big fuss among liberals

HDC Advance
ACT participation and scores keep rising
Inmates pursue GED in hopes of turning lives around

Save Washington’s State University System: Raise Taxes