Washington State House Democrats


Monday, November 9


Associated Press
Debate surrounds latest rewrite to state logging manual
Pullman weighs temporary pot moratorium
High powered BPA plans for Oregon-Washington line on horizon
States expecting fierce legislative campaigns in 2016
Land formally recognized as reservation for Cowlitz Tribe
9th Circuit addresses senility among federal judges head on
Weyerhaeuser buys Plum Creek for $8.4 billion in titanic timber deal
Some Washington schools stop requiring teaching degrees
Climate change could leave 100 million poor
BPA working on new Oregon-Washington power line

Aberdeen Daily World
City set to buy former Chevron property for Gateway Center
Glitch initially omits some scoping comments on oil projects

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Special report: Mental illness and the justice system
7 programs that offer alternatives to jail and court
Commentary: What’s ailing older, white working-class men?
Guest commentary: Affordable homes require planning, good transportation
Guest commentary: TPP will promote our state’s trade and protect our values
Guest commentary: Growth not helping our commute
Editorial: What’s the message of recent initiative results?

The Inlander
Opinion: End the Vicious Cycle

Issaquah Press
Local legislators win AWC awards (Mullet, Senn)

Issaquah Reporter
Opinion: We must be alert to drowsy driving

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Soundproofing material on two ferries replaced for fire safety

Maple Valley Reporter
Attorney General cracks down on unlawful debt collection practices

News Tribune (subscription required)
A scathing review of Lindquist’s stewardship

Olympian (subscription required)
After 75 years, The Sherwood Press in Olympia seeks funds for key upgrades, repairs

Puget Sound Business Journal
After Eyman ballot victory, GOP lawmakers begin push to make it tougher to raise taxes
Washington state life science partnerships, M&A activity up 625 percent this year
Obama’s rejection of Keystone XL pipeline could have ‘chilling effect’ on other energy infrastructure projects

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Will we get snow? Drought put question on everyone’s mind
Weyerhaeuser is buying Plum Creek for $8.4B to form nation’s biggest timber giant
Trending: GOP nibbles at Democrats’ majority in state House (Sullivan)
Investigate climate-change deniers? Retired UW profs part of flap
Woodland Park Zoo prepares for the arrival of a baby gorilla
Editorial: Legislature needs to provide the funding to pre-empt wildfires
Editorial: Congress needs to address wildfires like any other disaster
Editorial: Courts should move quickly to block Initiative 1366
Krugman: Austerity’s grim legacy

Snoqualmie Valley Record
State Library invites students to write ‘Letters about Literature’

Spokesman Review
Area schools face substitute shortage
Study: Washington, Idaho score low on government openness
Caring for an adult child with a disability is equal parts love and fear
Merry Glen a unique option in long-term care
WSU research could lead to a simple test to diagnose autism
Spokane’s cell tower moratorium ends with stricter rules
Sea lions devasting fish populations in Columbia River
Editorial: Recipe for minimum wage hike elusive
Editorial: Industry needs reasonable pollution rules

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Editorial: The unknown future of Washington’s ferries

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
DNR hot for more funds to fight wildfires

Yakima Herald Republic
U.S. apples pour into Mexico 
as dumping dispute plays out
Editorial: Change, amid some twists, is hallmark of Election 2015



Former state transportation secretary: ‘This is a big mess’
The future of Link light rail: What’s on the horizon?
Family nervous about possible Western State funding cut

Crab fisheries inside Willapa Bay closed due to toxin levels

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Opinion: McKenna says I-122 may be controversial but it is legal

NW Public Radio
Washington Unlikely To Meet January Deadline For 7-Day Competency Services


Seattle P.I.
Eyman’s I-1366 declared a statewide winner even as it loses big in King County
With Keystone XL nixed, Alberta tar sands oil could be headed in our direction

The Stand
Murray, Cantwell seek Social Security boost
‘It’s Out Time!’ Workers’ day of action to livestream Nov. 10