Washington State House Democrats


Friday, August 14


Associated Press
Court fines Washington state over education funding
A look back in time at Washington’s education lawsuit
State says firefighting resources stretched thin
520 floating bridge closed over weekend for inspection
Inslee wants new rule by next summer to cap carbon emissions

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
State proposes more regulations for dairy farms

Central Kitsap Reporter
For lower health care costs, avoid trips to ER, panel says

Port of Vancouver celebrates completion of trench project
Local educators see court’s sanctions as call to quick action (Moeller)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
High court sanctions state for school-funding ‘violation’ (Hunter, Sullivan, McAuliffe)
UW Bothell ranks at head of class for value in state
Editorial: 63 paths to end homelessness, addiction
Blog: You know a Tim Eyman initiative when you see one

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Local teachers applaud court’s decision

News Tribune (subscription required)
Court fines state government $100,000 per day for failure to fund education (Frockt)
Editorial: Huh? Supreme court has ‘no opinion’ on levy reform?

It’s not your imagination: Portland highways are at or above capacity

Puget Sound Business Journal
Life Sciences Discovery Fund plants seeds for future
Washington Supreme Court to fine Legislature $100,000 per day for violating McCleary decision

Renton Reporter
Supreme Court levies $100,000 per day fine over education funding

Seattle Times (subscription required)
School funding back on table as court fines state $100,000 a day (Carlyle, Hunter)
How ripples from China’s currency slide may be felt in Washington state
New blazes ignite as crews battle back Wolverine fire at Holden Village
Pierce County slaughterhouse recalls hogs linked to salmonella
Inslee wants new rule by next summer to cap carbon emissions
Editorial: Legislature must act on adequately funding education or risk further inequities for students

Tri-City Herald
Legislature changes labor law, state drops investigation of junior hockey teams

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: State’s pointless presidential primary should be canceled

Yakima Herald Republic
Court fines state $100,000 a day over school funding (Carlyle, Hunter)


Washington state fined $100,000 per day for education funding failure
McCleary satisfied with penalty handed to legislature

Leaders to meet Monday on state’s daily $100K education fines

520 floating bridge closed over weekend for inspection
Scientists now think El Nino could be most potent on record

WA Supreme Court Will Fine State $100K Daily Until Lawmakers Pass School Funding Plan

NW Public Radio
Washington Supreme Court Will Fine State $100K Daily Until Lawmakers Pass School Funding Plan
Group Challenges Public Employee Unions With Lawsuit

Q13 TV (FOX)
Judge rules to allow ‘worker bill of rights’ to appear on ballot


Washington way ahead of new federal emissions standards
Black Lives Matter protesters were (mostly) right
Court fines state for school funding failures

The State Supreme Court needs to make it hurt

Op-Ed by Sen. Frockt: Court Decision Clarifies McCleary

West Seattle Blog
West Seattle’s first charter school to open in August 2016 after getting state-commission approval today