Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, August 4


Associated Press
Wash. governor praises Obama’s plan to cut emissions
Prosecutor misconduct blamed in many reversed cases in Pierce County
EPA: Withhold permit for oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver

Editorial: In Our View: Higher Ed’s Cost Curbed

The Daily News
KapStone declares impasse; will implement contract unilaterally, union says
Editorial via Yakima Herald: Don’t count on drought going away this year

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Final ferry fare meeting Tuesday
Auditor won’t investigate Navy-DNR land deal

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: South Sound projects win funding (Reykdal, Hunt, Fraser)
Opinion: Debate on immigration needs a bit of economic perspective

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Wolverine fire continues to grow, air quality at hazardous levels
Seattle unveils crackdown on hookah lounges
CWU selected for a U.S.-Cuba partnership program
Seattle launches emergency alert and notification system
State already in step with Obama clean-power plan
Editorial: Washington state should move up the 2016 presidential primary to March 8
Letter: It’s about time Tim Eyman ran for office

Spokesman Review
Spokane sues Monsanto in action tied to PCBs in river
Smoke lowering air health quality


Gabby Giffords, husband talk gun control during Seattle visit
Voter turnout still low; ballots due Tuesday
WSDOT denies liability in I-90 barrier arm accident
NASA graphic shows the year’s rain in 14 seconds
City of Spokane accuses Monsanto of polluting river

Governor Inslee praises Obama’s plan to cut emissions
Clerical error jeopardizing status of nearly 200 Kent teachers
Seattle unveils real-time public emergency alert system

NW Public Radio
Obama Clean Power Plan Demands Emissions Reductions From States

Q13 TV (FOX)
EPA: Withhold permit for oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver
18 counties in Washington under ‘extreme fire danger,’ including King, Pierce, Snohomish
7 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Tri-Cities


Seattle P.I.
Another mea culpa: City Council resolution regrets 1800’s anti-Chinese legislation, 1886 riot
Washington officials cheer Obama plan to reduce carbon pollution: House Speaker Boehner calls it “nuts”

Immigrant Detention Center Protesters Cut Off Downtown Traffic for Two Hours

The Stand
WSLC resolutions set new policies, priorities