Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, June 24


Associated Press
Bill ties special session days to post-session fundraising
Boeing uneasy as Congress prepares to let Ex-Im bank expire
Oso gets $7.6 million of federal funds for mudslide recovery
Washington State may name med school for deceased president
Empty Hanford tanks on time, state demands
Landmark Dutch ruling: Cut emissions to protect citizens
State employees start receiving temporary layoff notices

Aberdeen Daily World
Agencies, college await word on government shutdown
Twin Harbor jobless rates inch upward in May
Durney decries Aberdeen’s approach to Thunderbird

Bainbridge Island Review
DNR expands burn ban to include western Washington

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Bellingham Council: Change Indian St. to Billy Frank Jr. St.
Panel: Coal port would lift Whatcom economy

Heat wave could bring triple-digit temperatures
May ‘another strong month’ for county job growth
State employees: Shutdown would put public safety at risk
Camden: Without budget, Legislature breaks unenforceable law

Everett Herald (subscription required)
‘Stunning’ increase in teen suicides in Snohomish County
Transportation package is ‘win for everyone’, lawmakers told
Schwab: How can right deny racism’s persistence?
Editorial: More reasons to limit carbon

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Mixed signals from regulators nearly derail city’s Washington Avenue project

News Tribune (subscription required)
Sentencing overhaul adds support (Hudgins)
Opinion: Acquisition, habitat projects help Puget Sound fish – and people, too

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Decision time: To tax or not to tax

Puget Sound Business Journal
$930 million transportation levy heads to Seattle ballot
Legislator, social media push to name new WSU medical school after Elson Floyd

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Property taxpayers would foot the bill for $930M transportation levy
Race dramatically skews discipline, even in elementary school
Inslee to Corps: Give Kennewick Man to tribes
Westneat: Confederate flag is flying here, too, along I-5
Editorial: Chambers Bay is a jewel of the Northwest, but it can be improved
Editorial: Confederate flag is a symbol of hatred: Take it down

Seattle Weekly
Re-Engineering Tech-Worker Apathy
Will Affordable Housing Make the Density Debate Even More Shrill?

Spokesman Review
Guard trains for big Northwest quake
Judge orders county to refund tax payments to 5,000 city residents
Effort to name medical school after WSU’s Elson Floyd gains steam
Region’s rivers hit record low flows
Majority support grizzly restoration in Cascades


State employees start receiving temporary layoff notices
Whatcom vape company taking 130 jobs to Arizona
SPD hosts body cam round table

Seattle mayor, police chief want ‘body cams’ for all officers (Video)

Feds Open Inquiry Into UW’s Handling Of Student’s Sexual Assault Case
Washington State Labor Groups Suffer A Defeat As Senate Moves Ahead With Trade Bill

26,000 Washington Employees Receive Temporary Layoff Warnings
Drought In Wash. Could Bring More Sting To A Government Shutdown

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Marijuana isn’t a cure-all ‘but it has miraculous medicinal powers’

NW Public Radio
26,000 Washington Employees Receive Temporary Layoff Warnings
Possible Government Shutdown Could Hurt WA Farmers, Fish
Expiring Tax Break Jolts Electric Car Sales

Q13 TV (FOX)
Series of brush fires in area bring renewed warning about dry conditions, precautions


House Republicans hesitant about tax break closures
Inslee wants tribal reburial for Kennewick Man

Threats of Shutdown Don’t Have to Become the New Normal

Seattle P.I.
Gov. Inslee: Give Kennewick Man, ‘the Ancient One,’ back to the tribes