Washington State House Democrats


Monday, September 28


Associated Press
Amphibious tour vehicle lacked axle fix before Seattle crash
State looks to answer ‘crucial need’ for more affordable law advice with ‘limited license legal technician’ program
Lawmakers seek ideas for improving safety of Aurora Bridge (Carlyle)
Officials: psychiatric hospital could lose federal funds
Kelso teachers union, district reach deal; school to resume
Asians to become largest U.S. immigrant group
State experiments with more affordable legal advice

Bainbridge Island Review
Let’s show them we believe | IN OUR OPINION

The Daily News
Kelso teachers union, school district reach agreement, school will resume Monday
Judge finds union, leader in contempt of court

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Wave of retiring baby boomers put their businesses on the market
Oil train law still in works (Farrell)
Everett schools considers levy only on February ballot
Editorial: Remedial Free Speech 101

The Inlander

Islands’ Sounder
Ferry fares to increase Oct. 1

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Larsen calls for expanding US refugee intake to 100,000

News Tribune (subscription required)
Op-Ed: Support for fuel terminals is support for state’s workers

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: LGBT havens should help downtown
Editorial: Time to widen Eyman finance probe
Op-Ed: State should boost tobacco-prevention funding to save lives
Op-Ed by Peter Goldmark: Dramatic climate shifts require attention to forests, water

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Shell to cease Alaska offshore drilling
5th crash victim dies; NTSB says Duck did not receive recommended safety fix
Nearly impossible to charge police for wrongful killings in Washington
Another low-snow winter? Yakima Basin irrigators are scrambling
Washington experiments with more affordable legal advice
Hands-on science education works best in college, too
Fishing industry pushes for safety exams every 2 years
Supporters of interim president Ana Mari Cauce say look no further for UW’s next leader
Editorial: Congress should not shut down government over Planned Parenthood funding

Skagit Valley Herald
Editorial: OUR VIEW | Responsible entry into state’s pot experiment

Spokesman Review
McMorris Rodgers seeking House majority leader post, reports say
Region’s Republicans express respect for Boehner
State attorney general asks high court to reconsider charter school ruling
Washington state’s drought hasn’t relented, despite few rain drops
Spin Control: WSU’s snub of 2008 debate and a case of what might have been
Editorial: Police chief, ombudsman search deserves due diligence

Tri-City Herald
Officials say Wash. drought is not over

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Law must catch up with drone technology


NW Public Radio
Washington Transportation Commission To Inspect Ride The Ducks Fleet


Op-Ed by Rep. Orwall and Sen. Fain: Improving the odds for young people leaving foster care (Kagi)
Reforming Washington courts to mend, not end, family ties

Amazon and Boeing Creating 43 Percent of Local Jobs
State Attorney General Ferguson Likes His Role as Equal Opportunity Avenger, Council Candidates Like Urbanism, Kinda
Seattle Greenways Returns to Park(ing) Day’s Activist Roots

Seattle P.I.
NTSB: Duck boat in Seattle crash didn’t have recommended fix
Shell pulls plug on Arctic oil drilling after “disappointing” results
Cantwell to Xi: China should send a ‘reverse trade mission’ to the US
Tim Eyman seeks less radioactive surrogate for TV initiative debate — Sen. Pam Roach
Attorney general sues influential union over reporting of $1.4 million in donations

The Morning News: After Yesterday’s Fatal Crash, Renewed Questions about Ride the Ducks and the Aurora Bridge
Ninth Circuit Upholds Seattle Minimum Wage Law

The Stand
Unions working to protect Haggen employees

West Seattle Blog
Shell quits Arctic offshore drilling: Will rigs return to Terminal 5?