Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, October 6


Associated Press
Southwest Washington pot shops remain optimistic about sales
Washington lawmakers take education reform ideas on the road, but plan lacks funding sources (Dunshee, Rolfes)
In writings, Oregon gunman ranted about others being crazy
Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative
Yahoo to double size of data center in central Washington

The Columbian celebrates 125th anniversary
Vancouver to receive $790,000 in pot excise taxes

The Daily News
Takko Democrats’ top pick for Senate seat
Bomb threat evacuates Winlock High
Kelso School Board approves new teacher contract
Editorial: Conservation allowed to die

Everett Herald (subscription required)
State audit of city finds more problems at Arlington airport

News Tribune (subscription required)
State AG wins case against Pierce County firm that provided bogus training to care workers
Editorial: Protection orders could stop some mass murders
Op-Ed: Matt Driscoll: MLKHDA launches ‘Locks & Socks’ from the biggest empty homeless shelter in the city

Peninsula Daily News
Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund allowed to expire; state’s congressional delegation urges action on key funding for national outdoors areas

Puget Sound Business Journal
More bad economic news: U.S exports fall to lowest level in 3 years
Here’s why Washington should be watching Oregon’s marijuana sales closely

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Death of Evergreen senior, other player injuries renew football-safety debate
Many homeowners stuck owing more than their houses are worth
Report: Fantasy-sports employees using inside information on outside bets
State says I-405 travel times are steady, but collisions are up
A plan to give 5,000 dropouts a second chance
City cracks down on rent hikes used to avoid relocation payments
Heirs of Eyman donor have ‘great concern’ about use of funds
Editorial: Creating opportunities for people with disabilities
Op-Ed: Twisted social media and mass murder

Seattle Weekly
One Way to Keep Dirty Homeless People Out of Ballard (Carlyle)

Spokesman Review
Spokane Regional Health District urges companies to ban smoking, hire nonsmokers
Fall chinook fishing continues hot in Hanford Reach
Editorial: Congress lets worthwhile Land and Water Conservation Fund expire

West Seattle Herald
UPDATE- Evergreen football player dies following game injury


IRC: 3,000 Syrian refugees expected in Seattle in next year
Inslee, lawmakers ask voters to support ban on conversion therapy (Liias)
Motorcyclists complain Good to Go passes fail on I-405

Evergreen HS football player dies after being injured during game

Are There Silver Linings To Climate Change In The Pacific Northwest?

Q13 TV (FOX)
Evergreen High School football player dies after game injury; classmates grieve
Southwest Washington pot shops remain optimistic about sales


Capitol Record (TVW)
On TVW this week: GET committee, education finance listening tour

Can we really ‘restore’ the Duwamish, Seattle’s industrial river?
Police reform and “brutally honest” data: A chat with Seattle PD’s new tech chief

Seattle P.I.
City Council closes loophole to protect tenants
Gates Foundation offers employees 52 weeks’ paid parental leave, and time off without limit
Montreal will temporarily copy Victoria’s example and dump raw sewage into international waterway

The Stand
Northwest Hospital employees picket for better care Wednesday
Sysco workers unanimously authorize strike