Washington State House Democrats


Monday, November 23


Associated Press 
19 Whatcom County businesses apply to sell medical marijuana 
For Lummis, fishing is a way of life 
Washington shaping new rules to guide oil transport
Report examines events in fatal Washington state wildfire
State Senate committee discusses fantasy sports amid review of bill
Rally at state Capitol offers opposing views on Syrian refugees
Officials change story on why Green River killer moved

Aberdeen Daily World  
Ecology working on rules for movement of oil

The Daily News  
Kindergarten teachers juggle state’s academic demands

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Executive-elect proposes to keep courthouse-replacement tax
Literally, no room for a change on fire district’s tax bills
Some changes, more waiting for new I-405 bottleneck 
Editorial: Don’t let fear change values 

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
Editorial: OUR VIEW | Finding a way for charters

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Protesters at Capitol offer dueling messages on Syrian refugees
Western State Hospital says it’s on track to satisfy feds
State won’t ask for charter school funding to be returned
Coal export terminals: A source of jobs, or coal dust and climate change?
McCarthy to Lindquist: Step away from phone-records case
U.S. and Chinese troops connect in first-ever exchange at JBLM
Editorial: A worthy experiment: Care instead of jail
Op-Ed by Brian Sonntag: Troy Kelley should resign or be removed as auditor
Op-Ed: Matt Driscoll: Will high school start time ‘torrent’ reach Tacoma?

Olympian (subscription required) 
Gary Ridgway still a threat, state says
Editorial: No Child Left Behind must evolve

Puget Sound Business Journal  
Arts patrons pump $2.4 billion into Puget Sound area economy 
Seattle is one of the best cities in U.S. for ‘economic integration’ 
Washington state lawmakers want to legalize fantasy football

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Residents seek millions from state over Carlton complex fire damage
Mayor’s proposal to reduce medical pot buffer zones doesn’t please all
Oregon and Washington delay crab season because of toxin
State has authority to regulate carbon emissions, judge rules
Editorial: Legislature must act on charter schools
Editorial: Rep. Jay Rodne’s misinformed statements show compassion is in short supply
Editorial: Proposed Spokane casino would set bad precedent
Editorial: Hanford B Reactor: Preserving a piece of the past as a reminder
Op-Ed: The next climate battle will be over U.S. coal
Rolfes: Statewide stories of a broken public education system

Tri-City Herald  
Between the Bridges: Port of Pasco weighs earthquake threat

Yakima Herald Republic  
Flu vaccine much better this year 


Kitsap Transit pursues passenger-only ferry service

Largest environmental cleanup in WA cost more than $100 Million 
Opposing rallies and a call for impeachment over Syrian refugees

19 Whatcom Co. businesses apply to sell medical marijuana

Fantasy Sports Industry Asks Washington Legislature To Be Legalized
Recipe For A New School: Add Great Teachers
Washington Pot Users May Get to Grow Their Own  (Kohl-Welles)

Preliminary Report On Deadly August Wildfire Raises More Questions Than Answers
Protesters Face-Off At Washington Capitol Over Syrian Refugees

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)  
House Rep. believes WSDOT is moving ahead on more tolls
State rep. from Snoqualmie under fire for ‘bigoted’ and ‘Islamaphobic’ comments

NW Public Radio  
Protesters Face-Off At Washington Capitol Over Syrian Refugees
Fantasy Sports Industry Asks Washington Legislature To Be Legalized
Yakima Water Plan Bill Approved By U.S. Senate Committee

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Olympic National Park Roads take a beating after storms


Capitol Record (TVW) 
Legislature considering fantasy sports bill

Seattle Council should meet its own parental leave goals
Refugee groups: Encouraged but waiting

Sound Transit Options Meet Suburban Skeptics (Charter schools, Syrian immigration)

Seattle P.I.  
President Obama, and Seattle immigrants, want Supreme Court to uphold deportation relief program

Judge Rules That Fighting Climate Change Isn’t Optional for Washington State

The Stand  
In Olympia, aerospace workers seek tax break accountability
Green River College staff steps up pressure
Opinion: Why we have no confidence in Green River College’s trustees