Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, November 24


Associated Press 
Officials: Psychiatric hospital on track to improve safety 
Washington’s weeklong power outage impeding on Thanksgiving 
WWU cancels classes Tuesday over hate speech on social media

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
WWU cancels classes after hate speech aimed at protest over mascot 

Oil terminal analysis is coming to public
In Our View: Inslee’s Power Misunderstood
Vancouver mulls allowing more pot shops

The Daily News  
Editorial via Kitsap Sun: Finding a way for charters (Pettigrew)

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Briefs: WSU wins CleanTech Alliance award 
Wave of Chinese investment coming to Western Washington?
Commentary: Justices’ ruling ignores election   (Charter schools)
Commentary: BNSF takes accident prevention, preparation seriously
Commentary: Elementary music programs offer range of benefits to kids
Editorial: Wildfire reforms still needed 

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Olympic National Park offers fee-free day Friday

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Pierce County Council struggles with Mark Lindquist ‘crisis’
KPLU sale draws letter of protest from advisory council
Educators may soon say good-bye to No Child Left Behind rules
Tacoma could consider restrictions, ban on shopping bags
Water restrictions over in Puget Sound as drought lingers
Editorial: Keep public in the loop on Gary Ridgway
Op-Ed: Workers need a better deal on Thanksgiving weekend

Olympian (subscription required)  
North Thurston schools to offer crisis training for adults

Puget Sound Business Journal  
How memories of the recession are hurting business growth
Microsoft’s female workforce drops by more than 2 percentage points

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Western Washington University cancels classes as hate speech is investigated
Seattle area’s monthly home-price gains accelerate
Costco E. coli tied to chicken salad
Proposal to give city workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave fails again
Sen. Murray: Revised No Child Left Behind law ‘great step forward’

Seattle Weekly  
Kids Sue the State Over Climate Change … And (Almost) Win

Tri-City Herald
Pasco plans legislative priorities for 2016 session
Our Voice: Accepting Syrian refugees is the right thing to do

Vancouver Business Journal  
Energy terminal: EFSEC expected to release draft EIS tomorrow

Yakima Herald Republic  
Editorial: Social media helps schools get closer to communities 


‘Worst case of neglect’ prompts $27M claim against DSHS
Western Wash. cancels classes due to online hate speech
Record low voter turnout in Washington; Why?
Inmate injures 2 correctional officers in Monroe

Western Washington University suspends classes for hate speech investigation

WWU suspends all classes after threats against students of color
State investigating E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Marijuana Breathalyzer Under Development To Nab Drivers Taking the ‘High’ Road
Daughters Of Hanford: She Was Heckled For Exposing Our Nuclear Past

Goodbye, No Child Left Behind
Washington State To Issue Report On Vancouver Oil Terminal
Parental Leave: Is It Fair To Employees Without Kids?
Typo Might Save Washington’s Statewide Rail-To-Trail Route 

NW Public Radio  
Marijuana Breathalyzer Under Development To Nab Drivers Taking the ‘High’ Road
Washington State To Issue Report On Vancouver Oil Terminal
White House Defends Refugee Screening Process

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Western Washington University cancels classes Tuesday after hate speech targets students
State school bus inspections uncover range of issues


In wake of Paris attacks, local faith leaders speak out for Syrian refugees
Council sets budget without big parental leave boost

Seattle P.I.  
Angry, blindsided KPLU advisory council will ask university to reconsider station sale