Washington State House Democrats


Monday, August 10


Associated Press
Coroner may move inquest over Pasco police shooting
Recreational fishing closed at Olympic National Park
Looking back: A year with charter schools in Washington
Push for higher minimum wage ignites worry about enforcement

Aberdeen Daily World
Simpson concedes with newest count update
Seaport to hold another public workshop
All crab fishing closed from Oregon border to Queets River
Elma School Board passes $6.9 million bond proposal for new stadium

Bainbridge Island Review
Opinion: Presidential talk in both Washingtons

Port to look at design options for waterfront
Program helps expectant parents gain skills, knowledge, friends
In Our View: Murray Fires Warning Shot
Cepeda: Teacher training system stymies potential superstars
States consider lowering tuition

The Daily News
Body cameras no simple policing solution
Looking back: A year with charter schools in Washington

Everett Herald (subscription required)
State ferries leader gets high marks after 11 months at helm
Mukilteo turns down money for all-day kindergarten
Start date of Everett schools awaiting contract negotiations
Aerospace is a focus for state trade mission to Japan and Korea
Editorial: No helicopters in the wilderness

Islands’ Sounder
San Juans are ranked #4

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington state poised to become leader in oil train safety ahead of massive increase in traffic
Repairs behind schedule; Bertha cutter head will return to tunnel two weeks late
Microsoft will now offer 12 weeks of paid leave for new moms and dads

Seattle Times (subscription required)
SPD sets national example with LGBTQ-friendly safe-haven plan
State won’t audit shoreline deal Navy got at half the $1.7M value
Demand for bilingual teachers especially high in Washington
Shellfish spraying in Willapa Bay continues — on clam beds
Editorial: Secret police-camera program raises trust issues
Licata: It’s time to regulate rents in Seattle
Op-Ed: Throw a retirement party for coal
Large: Report explores why rising to middle class or staying there is so hard

Seattle Weekly
More Women Than Men Used ‘Death With Dignity’ In Washington Last Year
Sen. Patty Murray: Time to Put Kennewick Man Back in the Ground

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial – Washington state should move up presidential primary
Editorial – The summer’s drought not over yet
Editorial – State, yet again, adopts new graduation test standards

Yakima Herald Republic
Op-ed: Health care milestones noted; still work to do
Op-ed: Let’s advance our state’s presidential primary
Op-ed: Initiative 1366’s opponents don’t trust voters




Wolverine Fire near Chelan threatens religious center
I-90 brush fire causes big back-up at Cle Elum

New wildfire in Lewis County spurs evacuations
Sanders speaks to 12,000 at UW after activists disrupt Westlake rally

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Governor Inslee can’t guarantee more taxes aren’t on the way
Governor Inslee: We need to beat Seattle tunnel contractor like a cheap mule

NW Public Radio
Northwest Geothermal Research Aims To Help Solve Energy And Water Squeeze

Q13 TV (FOX)
Seattle City Council to vote on gun and ammunition tax
Washington’s senators tour Seattle brewery to emphasize importance of Export-Import Bank
Tiny town of Startup hard-pressed after one of its 2 wells dry up


Seattle P.I.
A hot political message served up in a cool beer distribution center: Renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank
Inslee to lead 60-person delegation on trade junket to Korea, Japan — but don’t call it a junket

Black Lives Matter Activists Interrupt Bernie Sanders at Social Security Rally
Guest Editorial: Why Saturday’s Bernie Sanders Rally Left Me Feeling Heartbroken (Jayapal)

The Stand
Combating institutionalized racism can’t wait