Washington State House Democrats


Monday, October 26


Associated Press
State voters weigh anti-tax measure
State’s fruit growers seeking fewer tariffs
Free health clinic at Seattle Center serves more than 4,000
WSU researchers working to launch breath test for pot use
State voters will weigh in on anti-tax measure (Frockt)
FCC reduces cost of phone calls to inmates in Washington
JBLM to build new mental health center

Aberdeen Daily World
Rossetti named next rep for 19th District (Rossetti, Blake, Takko)

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Washington farms embrace new safety rules
Op-ed: Whatcom View: Washington Initiative 1366 offers permanent protection taxes hikes

Bothell Reporter
Statewide economic rebound brings congestion

In Our View: Regulate Drones

Everett Herald (subscription required)
$2.1 million will support MPHS victims, responders
Guest commentary: Added bus service would aid our economy, quality of life

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington’s life science industry isn’t competitive and Gov. Inslee wants to change that
Washington state’s life science trade group rebrands to cast a wider net

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Still no health insurance? Open enrollment starts Nov. 1
Students take an average of 112 required tests from preschool through high school, report finds
WSU says candidates won’t be named in search for president
Tying Social Security raise to gas prices: Why local seniors are upset
Editorial: The silver lining in the UW’s break-in and stolen hard drive
Editorial: Stop the perpetual partisan wedge that is Benghazi
Editorial: A challenge from region’s major companies can break several logjams
Editorial: UW can’t continue to skirt open-meeting law

Spokesman Review
Military veterans in Washington State Patrol asked to complete class action lawsuit survey
Eastern State Hospital employees allege supervisor assaulted patients
Plans aired for $35 million sports complex near Arena
State charter association asks court to review ruling
WSU wins grant to help develop arthritis drug from turmeric
WSU students to get help paying for college
FEMA: No federal aid to Washington homeowners burned out by wildfires
Jamie Tobias Neely: There’s no way to suppress shooter names
Editorial: Jailing not always smart justice
Editorial: City should drop misdemeanor pot judgments

Tri-City Herald
Public comment sought on state education issues, suggestions
Regulation waiver might keep Hanford workers safer
Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

Yakima Herald Republic
As Washington farm rules are enforced, lives are being saved
Local tree fruit officials waiting for Trans-Pacific Partnership specifics


Washington State Patrol troopers leaving job in droves

Gary Ridgeway back in Washington state prison
Parents of Marysville-Pilchuck victims say the district didn’t protect their children

‘You Never Quit Trying’: Preventing Gun Violence In Schools
Obama Wants Students To Stop Taking Unnecessary Tests

Families Of Marysville Shooting Victims Go Public With Grief And Questions
Washington State Patrol Takes Out Ads Seeking Veterans Not Hired

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
WSDOT: Public’s I-405 concerns are not related to class envy
WSDOT ‘pretty frustrated’ with yet another Bertha delay

NW Public Radio
Washington State Patrol Takes Out Ads Seeking Veterans Not Hired
Experts: Washington State Patrol ‘Bleeding’ People

Q13 TV (FOX)
Dept of Corrections: Gary Ridgway returned to Washington State Penitentiary


Seattle P.I.
‘Kayakctivists’ take their divestment cause to a famous Medina address