Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, December 2

The Daily Clips will be taking a long weekend and returning on Monday, December 7



Associated Press
Washington Supreme Court won’t revisit minimum wage ruling
Records: Boeing avoided nearly $20 million in state sales taxes last year
Washington principals call teacher shortage ‘crisis’
Hearing underway for indicted Washington auditor Troy Kelley

Aberdeen Daily World
Days before deadline, homeless encampment finds next host

In Our View: Stop Burning Through Cash

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Simulators put ferry crew in control

News Tribune (subscription required)
State issues medical-marijuana endorsements, fast-tracks new applications
Tacoma plans to begin enforcing years-old billboard law
Case against Troy Kelley has first test in court
Editorial: JBLM key to US-China ‘frenemy’ relationship

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Cities key to solving climate crisis
Editorial: Charter school clarification is welcome

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Lawyer for indicted State Auditor Troy Kelley rips into government’s case
Bail set at $10,000 for WWU student accused of racist threats
Editorial: In wake of Colorado Planned Parenthood attack, reassess rhetoric on abortion

Spokesman Review
Audit sheds light on body camera program as more police officers outfitted
Windstorm workers sport a symbol of their long days restoring power
Editorial: Strengthen protections for sexual assault victims


Extend ST3 funding to build complete system, group proposes
Student’s family defends him amidst accusations of racist threats
WWU students react to hate speech suspect’s arrest

Bail set at $10,000 for student arrested for racial threats at WWU

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
WSU’s advances in clean technology yield major economic impact

Q13 TV (FOX)
Washington needs to hire dozens of people to keep the ferries running in future


Overrated and important: Key questions around international climate conference COP21
The wage-gap conversation goes private sector

Seattle P.I.
Republicans in Washington, D.C., seek to undermine Obama’s climate initiatives in Paris
Democrats to Speaker Ryan: Disband the “Select Committee to Attack Women’s Health”
Export-Import Bank, vital to Boeing, likely to be revived
U.S. House votes to rename Nisqually Refuge after Native-American leader Billy Frank Jr.

Bertha’s Two-Year Nightmare Before Christmas, and Why It’ll Be a Miracle If the Tunnel Boring Machine Restarts by December 23
Why Is the City of Seattle’s Legislative Wish List for Olympia So Maddeningly Vague?

The Stand
UW Tacoma students seek same wage hike as other campuses
Opinion: Legislators must find the courage to hold Boeing accountable (Carlyle, Robinson, Gregerson)