Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, August 12


Associated Press
Snohomish County considers Paine Field expansion
State proposes additional regulations for Yakima dairies
Effort to move state’s presidential primary to March fails
Feds sue Amtrak, claim disability discrimination in Seattle
Department of Labor rules for Hanford whistleblower
Effort to move presidential primary to March fails (Nelson)

Central Kitsap Reporter
Kitsap Humane Society to upgrade facilities with $90,000 state grant (Appleton)

Camden: Inslee trip aims to boost trade, ‘sisterly’ relationships
Effort to move Washington presidential primary to March fails
Port sets priorities for waterfront plan
Inslee dismisses talk of trouble in his first term
In Our View: Vote for New Deadline

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Democrats block attempt to hold earlier presidential primary
Burbank: State’s top-two primary leaving many without a voice
Editorial: Making the most of a ‘rare earth’ opportunity

Journal of the San Juan Islands
ACLU calls on hospital district to comply with state law

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Shellfishing ban expands in North Kitsap

News Tribune (subscription required)
Tacoma to close most medical marijuana shops
Tacoma, other cities ask customers to use 10% less water

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Pacific NW not immune to climate change
Opinion: Higher standards prepare students for success in school and life

Puget Sound Business Journal
$4.8M in federal funding will bring new health center sites to Washington state

Queen Anne News
Kohl-Welles to be honored at Hempfest (Kohl-Welles)
Washington state life sciences deals – led by Juno – surge toward $3 billion for 2015

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Shortage ahead? Seattle-area consumers asked to cut water use by 10%
Surging Seattle office market brings towering rent hikes
Thousands mourn WSP trooper who died on duty
Crews battling Lake Chelan’s Wolverine fire could face storms, new blazes
Editorial: Disruption of Bernie Sanders’ speech brings racism front and center

Seattle Weekly
The Spike: What Lies Behind the New Heroin Epidemic?
Higher Ground: Hempfest Still Matters, Dude
A Growing Headache: Ed Murray Assesses a Stinging Summer

Skagit Valley Herald
State fines BNSF Railway for water quality violations in Skagit, Whatcom counties
Workers upset over wages, conditions at Mount Vernon farm

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Cascadia quake preparation under way

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: West Nile cases point to need for precautions


State lawmakers prepare for Seattle rent control debate (Appleton)
Sheriff wants body cameras, but can’t afford them
Western Wash. residents asked to reduce water use by 10%
Bid fails to move up Washington’s presidential primary

Sen. Maria Cantwell: We’ve Entered The Age Of Energy Efficiency

Northwest States Clarify That Use Of Drones By Hunters Is A No-No
Earthquake Warning System Closer to Reality, If Federal Money Doesn’t Stop

NW Public Radio
Northwest States Clarify That Use Of Drones By Hunters Is A No-No


Why Seattle needs to talk about race (Jayapal)
Democrats block early GOP presidential primary

Seattle P.I.
Canada’s prime minister: Kids light up, users become ‘addicted’ when marijuana legalized

Seattle, Everett, and Tacoma Take Water Shortage Plans to the Next Level
In Her Own Words: The Political Beliefs of the Protester Who Interrupted Bernie Sanders