Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, December 10


Associated Press
Sen. Patty Murray touts No Child Left Behind overhaul (Santos)
Lawmakers: New U.S. education law means a return to local control of schools

Aberdeen Daily World
Harbor mayors, mayors-elect talk vision

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Millennials are still crushed by recession and could be for decades
New Northwest climate study: Older projections coming true, more changes ahead

Bothell Reporter
Gov. Inslee helping to craft new rule to limit carbon pollution
Op-Ed: State budget not fully funding colleges

Vancouver’s homeless population shifts
I-5 north of Woodland remains closed
In Our View: Progress on Transportation

The Daily News
Editorial: Regrettable restriction (Gun violence)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Teacher shortage in state worries education officials (Lytton)
New U.S. education law removes sanctions against state schools (Ortiz-Self)
Back from Paris, Inslee aims to tackle carbon pollution
Editorial: Light rail must connect with Paine Field

News Tribune (subscription required)
No Child Left Behind law rewrite helps waiverless Washington state
Disruptive conduct, ‘other behavior’ are leading causes of school discipline
Indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley returns from leave (Reykdal)
VIDEO: State Auditor Kelley talks about returning to work
Tacoma expands emergency homeless shelter service for $235,000
Fircrest Council makes it official: Liquor can be served, even outdoors
Op-Ed: Matt Driscoll: Not too early to think about extending light rail to Tacoma

Olympian (subscription required)
Olympia tweaks zoning for retail marijuana sales
Olympia resolution supports Syrian refugees
Editorial: No-drone rule is sensible for Capitol

Puget Sound Business Journal
48% of millennials say the American dream is dead
Lawmakers launch effort to help Washington’s spaceflight companies take off (Owen)
Small business closer to getting new regulatory watchdog at SBA

Vancouver Business Journal
Camas tops list of best school districts in Southwest Washington

Yakima Herald Republic
Yakima Valley educators thrilled with rewriting of No Child Left Behind
State tree fruit association strategizes for future with Yakima meeting
Editorial: Ex-Im Bank finally clears congressional obstructions


I-405 Express Toll lanes reach $10
Multiple slides close US 2 and US 12
I-5 NB still closed after landslide near Woodland
WATCH: Video of flooding, damage around Western Washington
Seattle one of the most landslide-prone cities in country
Seattle considers transit lanes after tunnel completion
Washington ‘risking a lawsuit’ by segregating disabled

Gov. Inslee proclaims state of emergency following severe storms
Seattle doubles investment in affordable housing
Jesse helps a family get answers from healthcare facility

I-5 mudslide tops growing list of storm-caused road closures
State of emergency declared as days of storms wreak havoc

Gov. Inslee Declares State Of Emergency Following Severe Storms Across Washington State
Troy Kelley Returns: ‘I Think I Will Be Very Effective’

Advice From A 7-Year-Old Trans Girl
Troy Kelley Says Paycheck ‘Not A Factor’ In Return To Office
The Tipping Point: Most Americans No Longer Are Middle Class

NW Public Radio
Troy Kelley Returns: ‘I Think I Will Be Very Effective’
Washington, Oregon Striving To Make Schools Earthquake Safe

Q13 TV (FOX)
Governor declares state of emergency in Washington after severe storms, flooding, landslides
I-405 Express Toll Lanes reach all-time high of $10
Landslide closes northbound I-5 near Vancouver


The Northwest’s coming clashes over fossil fuel exports
Fascists once got a warm welcome in the Northwest
As Chicago faces police overhaul, are there lessons from Seattle?
Hacking the feds: A local man’s crimes reveal a global scam
Op-Ed: Seattle should press gun makers on public safety