Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, October 14


Associated Press
University of Washington names first Latina as its president
Toyota aims to nearly eliminate gasoline-only cars by 2050

More than half of uninsured are eligible for financial help

The Daily News
The Kalama River is running white, and scientists don’t know why

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Crash data show Bickford-U.S. 2 overpass has improved safety

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
New program connects voting to vets who protected that right

News Tribune (subscription required)
Some Tacoma medical marijuana shops get reprieve from court
Washington National Guard sending aviation battalion to Kuwait
State officials ‘deeply concerned’ about backlog of 2,100 complaints against adult care providers
AG sues child care union over campaign disclosures
Public agencies also will have to pay more if Tacoma minimum wage climbs
Editorial: Needed: More water for everyone in Yakima Valley

Olympian (subscription required)
Lacey child care center receives national accreditation

Peninsula Daily News
State awards $726,500 in grants for athletic fields in Port Angeles, Forks and on the Lower Elwha Klallam reservation

Puget Sound Business Journal
New UW president: ‘This is my home. I’m not going anywhere.’

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Attorney General’s Office sues union over campaign-finance laws
Inslee to attend U.N. climate-change summit in Paris
Ana Mari Cauce new UW president; popular on, off campus (Pollet)
Civic Square development exec apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ message about campaign
Legal bills mount for Tim Eyman, anti-tax initiative campaign partners
Group stages mocking ‘half-baked sale’ to protest sudden teacher transfers
Westneat: Outraged Seattle Public Schools parents, pace yourselves
Editorial: Congress should let EB-5 visa program expire
Op-Ed: Snoqualmie Falls is sacred tribal ground and must be protected

Spokesman Review
Spokane school board to vote on raising lunch prices, other budget changes
ACLU sues psychologists over CIA interrogation tactics
Shawn Vestal: ACLU finally calling Mitchell and Jessen’s torture program by the right name


More than 3,300 I-405 drivers double charged by Good to Go

Crowd speaks out against more proposed oil trains
State lawmakers, school board spars over teacher reassignments (Farrell)
UW names Ana Mari Cauce as president

Oops! Some I-405 drivers charged double in express lanes
‘Active shooter’ drill at Maple Valley school all too real (Video)

As Tech Booms In Seattle, Migration From The Bay Area Picks Up Speed

Look No Further: Ana Mari Cauce Picked As UW President

Northwest Public Radio
Spokane Psycholgoists Face ACLU Lawsuit For Torture Design

Q13 TV (FOX)
WSDOT admits to billing errors and technical glitches on I-405
Environmentalists protest Shell’s plan to bring more oil trains to Washington
Frustrated parents rally in Seattle over teacher reassignments, $4 million shortfall (Pollet)


The principal of “Last Chance High” stands tall for her students

Seattle P.I.
Planned Parenthood will accept no payments for fetal tissue research
Shell retreats from the Arctic; two big drilling ships due back in Washington waters
Gov. Jay Inslee says climate change will make ‘Republicans vote for Democrats’ in 2016

West Seattle Blog
TEACHER CUTS: Protest at district HQ, as legislators ask School Board to put teacher changes on hold (Farrell, Nelson, Frockt, Pettigrew, Fitzgibbon, Pollet, Chase, Kohl-Welles, Walkinshaw, Ryu, Tomiko Santos)