Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, July 21


Associated Press
Lawmakers to discuss McCleary report to Supreme Court
Labor group cancels invite for Inslee over Boeing tensions
Toll violators can get penalties waived under new program

Aberdeen Daily World
County OKs funding for aerial images

Park, trail projects in Clark County receive grants
In Our View: Growing The Vine
Oregon startups have not rebounded with economy
WA’s SOS Kim Wyman talks about the primary

News Tribune (subscription required)
Matt Driscoll: Tacoma Stands Up to racism, and blocks traffic in the process
Welcome center RV a rest stop for some after release from Tacoma immigration detention
Q&A: South Sounders should be prepared to go it alone in Cascadia earthquake
‘Dukes’ General Lee at LeMay museum in Spanaway will keep its Confederate flag
Editorial: Washingtonians: Brace yourselves for the big one
Editorial: Tax credits: A better way to help working poor
Oped: GOP quick to defend McCain, but not Hispanics

Olympian (subscription required)
State budget funds prairie, wetland restoration in Thurston, Grays Harbor counties

Puget Sound Business Journal
What businesses need to know about proposed changes to overtime rule

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Labor group disinvites Inslee over Boeing tensions
Brush fire keeps Interstate 90 closed between Vantage and George
State gives tardy toll payers on bridges one-time break on late penalty
Report: Many low-income families don’t take advantage of financial aid
Children with autism sought for UW, national study to ID biological markers
Editorial: Cut off credit-card option for sex trafficking on Backpage.com
Editorial: Your donation will help children get ready for school
Op-Ed: Investing in children increases their chance for success

Skagit Valley Herald
Lawmakers to discuss McCleary report to Supreme Court

Spokesman Review
Drought affecting Northwest’s winter wheat
Wildfires threaten homes in region; one closes I-90 in both directions
Airway Heights mayor rejects calls to resign over posting
Medical marijuana referendum won’t be on Washington ballot

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Revamp of lousy federal education law is needed

Yakima Herald Republic
Medicare proposes paying doctors for end-of-life talks


Good to Go! customers can waive fees, pay outstanding tolls
WSDOT penalty forgiveness program leaves out some
Seattle neighborhood groups oppose homeless camp sites

King County Council to vote on ‘Best Starts for Kids’ program
Fast moving wildfire closes Interstate 90 near George
Rent control proposed for Seattle’s affordable housing crisis
Report on fish truck rollover bashes city leaders
E. Wash. town votes no confidence in mayor over racist post

Wildfire Jumps I-90 Monday Afternoon Near George, Washington

NW Public Radio
Washington Department Of Ecology Encourages Reclaimed Water Use

Q13 TV (FOX)
Brush fire in Grant County closes I-90, burns at least 800 acres
Olympia bracing for report on officer-involved-shooting
City Council votes no confidence in mayor who posted racist comment about the Obamas on Facebook


Half of pot citations go to homeless
Seattle Council questions housing ideas
Ocean acidification: a problem up the coast, too

Seattle P.I.
Rent control or not? Debate focuses on whether controls would help or make things worse

How Washington’s New Transportation Package Forces Electric Vehicle Owners to Pay More for Not Using Gasoline