Washington State House Democrats


Friday, October 30


Associated Press
Praying coach’s suspension opens split on religion in school
Senate OKs budget, debt deal, sends measure to Obama

Aberdeen Daily World
Kilmer, other lawmakers push for earthquake warning funding

Marijuana’s role in fatal crashes unclear

Everett Herald (subscription required)
$116 million school bond will go before Lake Stevens voters
Mill Creek neighbors oppose townhouse development
Editorial: Use panhandling law to help

Peninsula Daily News
Forks lifts restrictions on water use; Port Townsend still on Stage 1 alert

Puget Sound Business Journal
Economist: Here’s how Seattle can avoid becoming tech’s next Rochester, N.Y.
Debt limit crisis over: Senate sends budget deal to Obama
State falls flat on biotech incentives
Wages grow at higher end
Opinion: Update law to ensure solar power future
Commentary: It’s time for state to measure — and make — progress

Seattle Times (subscription required)
‘Jesus’ chants, jeers greet Satanists during Bremerton football game
JBLM breaks ground on $11M traumatic brain-injury center
Solving Seattle’s gridlock puzzle: 4 experts weigh in
Editorial: Effects of a booming prison population hurting kids’ chances for success
Op-Ed: At home and the boardroom — the high price of unequal pay for women

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: Balanced approach needed for those with court fines in Benton County

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial – Why are statewide ‘emphasis patrols’ needed for basics of driving?

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: More info’s necessary on Trans Pacific Partnership


Study: Road, ferry, transit traffic up across Puget Sound
More WA drivers test positive for THC in deadly crashes since 2010
Feds spend week on Wash. pot farm: ‘This is novel for us’

Wildfire expenses hit new record, over state’s budget (Mullet)

Lawsuits, Claims Cost State Of Washington $59 Million In FY 2015
Washington Initiative To Create Carbon Tax Turns In Signatures
Climate Change, Wildfire Seen Transforming Northwest Forests
Justice Gap For The Low Income Has Widened In Washington

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Seattle gun shops ask court for speedy decision on gun tax lawsuit

Q13 TV (FOX)
JBLM to get state-of-the-art brain injury medical center


Seattle P.I.
Four former AG’s to Supreme Court: Reconsider your charter schools ruling

The Morning News: Feds Say Washington ID Isn’t Enough to Board an Airplane, Food Workers Aren’t Getting Sick Time