Washington State House Democrats


Friday, September 25



Associated Press
AG asks Supreme Court to reconsider charter school ruling
Tim Eyman investigation in hands of state attorney general
Crash of amphibious tour vehicle, bus raises safety concerns
Speaker Boehner stuns Congress, announces resignation

Aberdeen Daily World
Fresh waterways face ongoing weed, fish dilemmas
Letter: Smell that crude

Arlington Times
United Way honors locals for ‘spirit’ (Sells)

Bainbridge Island Review
Opinion: Bill continues to climb for Legislature

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Op-ed: Whatcom View: Closing opportunity gap with unique partnership

Columbian TriMet chief: Need for new I-5 Bridge remains (Wylie)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
PDC asks attorney general to pursue possible violations against Eyman
Boeing confirms it will do 737 interiors, painting in China
Editorial: China trade and export bank: Reopen bank; keep jobs here (Peterson)

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Editorial: I-502 and accepting a new frontier in our island communities

News Tribune (subscription required)
Tim Eyman inquiry goes to Washington attorney general for possible criminal charges, civil penalties
Proposed Pierce County vaping rules spark debate
Washington’s presidential primary could be relevant despite its May date, observers say
University of Washington Tacoma, Children’s Museum announce early learning center downtown

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Pope Francis and the common good

Puget Sound Business Journal
Boehner’s resignation makes government shutdown less likely next week; December’s another story
Opinion: Inslee’s carbon plan snuffs out progress

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Bridge’s narrow lanes a longtime safety concern (Carlyle)
Tim Eyman investigation referred to Attorney General’s Office
U.S. attorney general Lynch lauds Seattle police for reform efforts
State wants to ban drone use at Capitol in Olympia
Editorial: Rent control won’t be enacted, and wouldn’t make Seattle more affordable (Jinkins)
Guest Column: Gov. Jay Inslee: ‘Fear mongers’ will not stop us from setting carbon cap

Vancouver Business Journal
ESD 112 purchases Ogden Business Park for $18M

Yakima Herald Republic
Home-based primary care reaching out to veterans in Yakima County
Editorial: Fair reflects ag heritage of Central Washington



Governor talks trade and traffic following President Xi’s Visit
I-405 lane closures this weekend; Express Tolls start Sunday
WSDOT study explored Aurora Bridge medians
Reducing youth gun violence in Tacoma

Should Aurora Bridge have fewer lanes and traffic barrier?

Reps for ‘duck boat,’ bus company tout safety records
Lawmakers make concerted effort to get state auditor to resign

Historic Drought Continues In Evergreen State

Washington Transportation Commission To Inspect Ride The Ducks Fleet
Northwest Drought Likely To Extend Into 2016
Eyman Case Referred To Wash. AG For Possible Civil, Criminal Action

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
State rep: Judges shouldn’t be for sale

NW Public Radio
Washington Transportation Commission To Inspect Ride The Ducks Fleet
Washington’s Drought Predicted To Continue Through Winter

Q13 TV (FOX)
4 international students killed in bus, ‘Ride the Ducks’ vehicle crash



A step-by-step guide to Washington’s school funding problems
NTSB team leading investigation into Aurora Bridge crash (Carlyle)
Attorney General Lynch’s visit highlights successes, tension in police reform