Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, October 7


Associated Press
State ferries selling 9 generators it bought but never used
Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative
ACLU lawsuit: County jails people who can’t pay court fines

Bothell Reporter
Area transit leaders announce 700 units of affordable workforce housing in King County (Farrell)

Camden: Inslee all wet when it comes to ‘Twilight’ knowledge
Huts give homeless new hope in Vancouver
Firm’s HIV drug could be ‘game-changer’
Day care big burden for minimum-wage workers

News Tribune (subscription required)
National education expert speaks Tuesday at Chief Leschi Schools
Editorial: Too much evidence locked away in untested rape kits

Olympian (subscription required)
Volunteers needed to evaluate grants for parks, trails, habitat
Op-Ed by Gov. Jay Inslee: Record high numbers of people insured in Washington

Puget Sound Business Journal
SEC alleges Dargey misappropriated $46 million in investor funds for Belltown tower

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Probe of 777 engine’s explosive failure pinpoints its origin
Are there pesticides in your pot? New rules make it easier to find out
Rules enforced, lives saved
Second group plans state initiative on climate change
UW ranks 11th among global universities
Seattle schools have one of nation’s largest equity gaps, new study says
Westneat: A socialist proves democracy at work in Seattle
Op-Ed: State lawmakers must restore charter-school funding
Op-Ed: State erred in how it funded charter schools
Editorial: Voters get the last word on tax increases

Seattle Weekly
Oregon’s Legal Marijuana Scene Already Sounds Cooler Than Ours
Cliff Mass Knows Climate Change Is Real, So Why Are Activists and Scientists So Mad at Him?

Spokesman Review
Cheatgrass foe found; who doesn’t believe in miracles?
Editorial: More no-smoking policies would benefit businesses, community

Tri-City Herald
ACLU sues Benton County over jail sentences for unpaid court fees

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
State testing, sex education among topics discussed at school board public forum


WSDOT call center wait times up with I-405 tolling
Lawmakers on education funding ‘listening tour’ (Rolfes)

Congressional cut shuts down park program

Transgender JBLM officer fears she’ll be discharged

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Opinion: Washington State Ferries is wasting our money


Op-Ed: Under King Knute, the rich and the jackasses would be taxed

Seattle P.I.
WSU regent launches drive to rebuild torched Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman
LGBTQ elderly in King County: A population that’s growing, with health problems and needs support

The Stand
Op-Ed: A million Washingtonians aren’t registered to vote. Why?