Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, August 19


Associated Press
200 active-duty military dispatched to fires around state
Washington’s prepaid tuition plan frozen for up to 2 years
Massive blazes across dry West drain firefighting resources

Aberdeen Daily World
Commissioners push ahead with third courtroom plans
Smarter Balanced Assessment results show room for improvement for Aberdeen and Hoquiam

In Our View: A Desirable Place to Live
Gold Rush Fire grows to 60 acres, burning east of Dougan Falls
Camden: Washington presidential primary has uneven history

The Daily News
Millennium highlights prospects for coal permit

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: School levy reform is in the cards

Puget Sound Business Journal
36 Washington state hospitals to pay readmission fines to Medicare

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Soldiers from JBLM to join state’s wildfire fight
Grappling with tuition cuts, GET program to give refunds
Westneat: Mayor Murray frets about being ‘the man’
Cascadia fault chatters and pops with little quakes
Report: Health barriers could play significant role in academic achievement gaps
Editorial: Sewage treatment: Victoria’s constipated political process needs fixing
Murray: Seattle is meeting growth’s challenges

Seattle Weekly
Legalize Sex Work? A New Debate Over the Oldest Profession Comes to Seattle
Higher Ground: Doo-bie or Not Doo-bie . . . What Was the Question?

Skagit Valley Herald
Drought prompts more rule changes for region’s rivers

Tri-City Herald
Editorial: Democrats ruin chance for early presidential primary

Yakima Herald Republic
Sen. Cantwell in Naches today to discuss wildfire legislation
Editorial: This bears repeating: Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank


Tuition cut brings changes to GET program
Assessing the losses in Chelan
Lawmakers, fire officials gather to discuss wildfires

Central Wash. town evacuated after wildfire
Seattle area tenants spend unprecedented percentage of monthly income on rent
Washington’s prepaid tuition plan frozen for up to 2 years

Why Washington’s ‘Green’ Governor Is Chauffeured In A Suburban
Teacher Shortage? Or Teacher Pipeline Problem?
Invisible Epidemic: Prison Worker Sexual Assault In Washington

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
It’s time for Supreme Court to issue real threat

NW Public Radio
Why Washington’s ‘Green’ Governor Is Chauffeured In A Suburban

Q13 TV (FOX)
Lawmakers deadlocked despite state Supreme Court’s daily fine over school funding
Zigzag lines on highway a mystery to some, but state says they could help save lives


Small nukes: a long-term prospect for Tri-Cities? (Pollet)

Seattle P.I.
A long march to LGBT equality: Employment, housing next stop in campaign to end discrimination

The Stand
Washington’s top-two primary is limiting choices, alienating voters