Washington State House Democrats


Friday, November 6


Associated Press
Obama administration kills Keystone XL pipeline
Burst of hiring: US employers added 271,000 jobs in October
Manhattan Project National Park signing Tuesday
40 cases of E. coli in Northwest outbreak linked to Chipotle
3rd Latina elected to Yakima City Council
Tribes get access to U.S. crime databases in push to close gap

Aberdeen Daily World
Pontoon contractor fined $90K for improper closure of wells
Washington state gas tax to increase despite voters’ thumbs down (Clibborn)

Herrera Beutler helps secure local funding in transportation bill
With White House rethinking tests, Washington wants its ‘No Child’ waiver back
In Our View: A Question of Quality of Life

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Veteran helps others navigate complicated system of services
Editorial: Keep process out in the open (Open Public Meetings Act)

News Tribune (subscription required)
‘Immediate jeopardy’ seen at Western State Hospital
State lawmakers to propose amending constitution in response to Eyman’s I-1366 (Frockt)
Federal Way voters oppose pot retailers in city despite previous support of I-502
Mount Rainier developing plan to manage wilderness use
Editorial: Move legislation to improve mental health services

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Voters made a mistake with I-1366

Puget Sound Business Journal
Boeing-Lockheed team protests Air Force’s $60B stealth bomber award to Northrop
Economic opportunity lands Seattle at No. 10 best city to own a home
Big job gains make Fed rate hike more likely
Third time’s a charm for state Health Exchange
Editorial: Right response to a true emergency

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Protesters target Amazon in march against ‘corporate greed’
How much cheating services cost, and more of the week’s education news

Seattle Weekly
Onslaught of Bad Press Hardly Fazes Voters’ Love Affair With Eyman Initiatives
Bringing the Climate Fight to the Courtroom, Permission Slips in Hand


Western State Hospital federal funding ‘in jeopardy’

Extensive work being done to prevent mudslides between Seattle, Everett

Boeing Agrees To Pay $57 Million To Settle Class-Action Lawsuit Over 401(k) Fees

Drones Go To College: Northwest Universities Add Programs in Unmanned Aerial Systems
Washington Restaurant Association Declares Support For Higher Minimum Wage
Tim Eyman: Voters Deserve To Win Tax Tug-Of-War
Mentally Disabled Predators Languish At Washington’s Island Lock-Up For Sex Offenders

NW Public Radio
Washington Restaurant Association Declares Support For Higher Minimum Wage
California Delays Crab Opening, Northwest Tests For Toxins
E. Coli Outbreak Shows Vulnerabilities Of Big Chains Using Local Food
Washington Inmates Help Restore Greater Sage Grouse Habitat
Northwest Farmers, Agribusiness Behind Measures To Ensure International Shipping


Homelessness emergency: A chance to make a difference
The art of teaching art: Honoring two of the state’s finest art teachers

Seattle P.I.
A sea change in a dry place: Carmen Mendez will be third Latino on Yakima City Council
Four newcomers are elected to seats on the Seattle School Board: They will be hot seats
Washington tribal leaders, in D.C., protest proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point