Washington State House Democrats


Monday, November 16


Associated Press
State investigates NRA spending committee
Marijuana stores busted for selling to minors
Washington prosecutors want death penalty referendum
Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct inspection finds more sinking
Juice grape growers hit with another year of low prices
University Place nets nearly $1M after hosting US Open

Arlington Times
State legislators meet with MSEPTSA (McCoy, Robinson, Sells)

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
WSU’s new wine center on a quest for quality

Legal system, law enforcement at odds over Brady List
In Our View: Let’s Get Moving

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Boeing plane production greater than market forecasts call for
Forum on homelessness to feature leader of Utah’s program
Commentary: Align U.S. cannabis law with state laws
Commentary: Financial literacy provides tools for better life
Commentary: City, editorial misunderstand the homeless and their needs
Commentary: Begin work to enroll in coverage for health care before holidays hit
Commentary: Democrat, Republican offer a campaign finance fix
Editorial: We can cure what jails can’t

Highline Times
King County considers paid parental leave

Issaquah Reporter
Editorial Cartoon: Eyman on trial

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
State timberlands could go to the birds under wide-reaching conservation plan

News Tribune (subscription required)
Release before trial aids Pierce County defendants and taxpayers
Ethics probe targets free legal work for Lindquist
Tacoma climate conversations to discuss carbon pricing and policy
Inmate’s family sues Pierce County over his suicide while in jail
Editorial: County should grab pot taxes to fight black market
Op-Ed: How we know the smelter was harmful
Op-Ed: Matt Driscoll: Dismal voter turnout continues Pierce County trend

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: GOP getting close at the state House
Editorial: There’s truly big need for civil legal aid

Peninsula Daily News
Biotoxin threatens Dungeness crab season for Washington, Oregon
Senate hearing to explore DNR easement to Navy that blocks pit-to-pier

Puget Sound Business Journal
Testing underway to see if Bertha will be ready to resume tunneling in December
NAWBO has a very specific idea for how women can help close the gender wage gap
Why Lockheed, Boeing and Northrop are headed for Air Force funding clash
Viaduct sinks slightly near Seneca Street, WSDOT says no reason to worry

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Toxic algae creating deep trouble on West Coast
A shortage of State Patrol troopers could get worse (Clibborn)
State officials: Is it luck or skill in fantasy sports?
Opinion: Setting the record straight on Common Core and student data
Editorial: State needs to use smart ideas to attract more teachers
Opinion: Glaring leadership void in mental health system (Cody)

Skagit Valley Herald
WSDOT seeks comment on Highway 9 intersection improvements

Spokesman Review
Lingering drought seen in region’s low lakes, waterways
Gonzaga student in Paris sees spirit of city stay strong
Elaborate credit card fraud leaves many victims across Inland Northwest
State investigates NRA spending committee
Spin Control: Lawmakers to explore if fantasy sports involve skill

Tri-City Herald
Guest Opinion: Professor outlines the facts behind the Arlene’s Flowers case

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Legacy of former legislator Bill Grant to be celebrated

Yakima Herald Republic
Yakima capital projects could 
tap $12 million 
from reserves
Op-ed by Rep. Moscoso: Diverse cultures are living together in one Washington


Seattle company unveils offshore wind farm plans
State agency to remove convicted cop killer’s artwork

Muslims in Monroe host interfaith meeting on Paris attacks

He Got Rich And Rose Fast. Then He Fell Hard  (Kirby, Hurst, Chopp)

NW Public Radio
Washington Lawmakers To Convene In Advance Of Challenging 2016 Session

Q13 TV (FOX)
University Place nets nearly $1 million after hosting US Open


As Boeing Booms, Robots Rise and Job Growth Lags (Sells)

To save the orcas, do we need to demolish dams?

FanDuel and DraftKings Are Suing New York’s Attorney General

Seattle P.I.
Pulling the plug on news at KPLU-FM: Here’s PLU president’s take, and a listener’s lament