Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, October 15


Associated Press
Washington Charter School Commission meets in Tacoma
Spokane forum centers on how to limit future wildfire damage in state
Group wants state to investigate possible toxics violations
Washington state’s unemployment rate dips to 5.2 percent
FBI begins inquiry into fantasy daily sites
Federal judge allows Hanford lawsuit to proceed
Microsoft works to use cameras to prevent traffic crashes
Ordinance aims to halt rent increases for subpar housing

Aberdeen Daily World

Kilmer, Vilsack tackle forest collaboration with Harbor visit

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Privacy vs. public records: Judge hears arguments in bikini barista case
Boeing pays $18 million for labor overcharges
Proposed ban of public vaping concerns some businesses

Islands’ Sounder
Opinion: Starving orcas and Snake River dams

News Tribune (subscription required)
Puyallup council approves new trespass policy despite some community concerns

Olympian (subscription required)
Olympia council approves 9-acre rezoning proposal for high-density housing

Peninsula Daily News
OPINION: Marbled murrelet conservation choices founded in years of study, dialogue

Puget Sound Business Journal
This think tank is training 500 people to enter King County’s health care workforce

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Mayor wants developer off project, cites violation of city values
Bill would bar Seattle rent hikes for slumlords
Workers begin preparing soil for Bertha’s restart
Parent protests won’t stop teacher transfers in Seattle
AG’s Office says Freedom Foundation broke campaign-finance laws

Seattle Weekly
What Laws Are We Going to Make This Year?

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial – Initiative 1366 is wrong way to change state constitution

Yakima Herald Republic
Washington residents’ fear of wolves often overblown


Judge expected to make key ruling in Everett airport fight

Charter school panel mulls how to function while shutting down
Another attack at Western State during fed investigation

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Opinion: Tom Tangney: Lack of communication from Seattle Schools is ‘unforgivable’

NW Public Radio
Wash. Sept Jobless Rate Dips Slightly
Sun Sets On Shell Oil’s Arctic Quest
Feds Check Out Unmanned Aircraft For Fighting Wildfires


Central District Arts could nurture a threatened legacy
Murray is trying to pull the plug on developer

The Stand
AG sues anti-union group over RTW efforts