Washington State House Democrats


Friday, September 26


Aberdeen Daily World
Aberdeen council votes unanimously against crude-by-rail

Associated Press
Spokane district approves 2nd charter school
Washington state officials want to ban pot in cars
Forest Service says media doesn’t need permit
Washington agency lifts statewide burn ban
Washington receives $4.3 million federal grant
Seattle’s about to get its second legal pot shop
Oil industry offers crude-train testing standards

Bothell Reporter
Bothell Rep. Derek Stanford honored for outstanding service (Stanford)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
New hospital gives county more capacity for mental health treatment 

News Tribune (subscription required)
Editorial: Higher ed options expand with UPS aid package

Olympian (subscription required)
The changing face of the Olympia Police Department
Pot business rolls on in Lacey
Enrollment up in Olympia, Tumwater and south Thurston County schools
Editorial: Raising the minimum wage in Olympia

Puget Sound Business Journal
State gets $4.3 million federal grant to ease impact of Pentagon cuts

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Dueling decisions on ferry capacity led to Bainbridge delays
Report: Unneeded tests putting patients at risk
SPD to test body cameras on a dozen officers
State wins $4.3 million grant to soften blow from defense cuts 
Harborview as busy as ever, even with more people insured
Leading researchers to speak on neuroscience, learning disabilities 
Pre-K researcher offers answer to ‘Show me the money’
Jerry Large: Starving the government won’t fix it
Guest Opinion: Ask candidates about reforms to mental-health care and Joel’s Law

Seattle Weekly
Smoke a Bowl, Flush the Bowl: This UW Scientist Wants to Test the State’s Toilet Water for Weed
Underwhelming Number of Charter School Applications Shows Reality Is Sinking In
U.S. Forest Service Wants to Charge $1500 For Permits To Photograph Wilderness

Tri-City Herald
Small modular nuclear reactor powering PNNL, vit plant could save $300M, study says

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Mock higher ed budget-cutting exercise not productive


A Court Decision Says Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Are Illegal in Washington State
Marijuana Sales Get Underway, But Youth Prevention Campaign Months Away

Seattle Police To Officers: Use More Force
For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

NW Public Radio

70 Years Ago The First Full-Scale Nuclear Reactor Went Hot

Q13 TV (FOX)
Scrap recycling company helps police catch metal thieves
3 ways to help teens balance their busy lives: Be Well Washington (Pettigrew)


Building and operating small nukes in Tri-Cities gets big backing
King County’s daycare dilemma

HDC Advance
It’s complicated (Domestic violence)

Our Taxes Are Too Low

Morning Fizz: How Does That Work?

Jenny Durkan to Replace Eric Holder?