Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, March 22, 2016


Attorney to take over state’s Hanford cleanup program
Tunnel project injuries result in about $700,000 in claims
Senate GOP in 1997: ‘Playing politics with judges is unfair’

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
DNR study sees seagrass recovering in Puget Sound

Central Kitsap Reporter
Editorial: Gov. Inslee’s veto fest wasn’t responsible action

In our view: On the right track

The Daily News
Methanol hearing Tuesday at Kalama High School

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Front Porch: Learn about gun safety Saturday at the Camano Library
Lawmakers may return to Olympia this week to end special session
Editorial: Open legislators’ emails to Open Public Records Act (Chopp, Nelson)

News Tribune (subscription required)
Bonney Lake considers transportation district to raise money for roads
Op-Ed: State lawmakers shouldn’t abandon discipline
Editorial: Tacoma waits for quality methanol plant dialogue

Olympian (subscription required)
DNR study sees seagrass recovering in Puget Sound
Editorial: Washington needs better way to pick president
Editorial: PSE gingerly steps toward future with less coal
Editorial: Army disrespects communities on rocket tests; CARE Act is act of compassion (Tharinger, Keiser)
Editorial: Tax ‘settlement’ not clearly in state interest (Reykdal, Carlyle)

Puget Sound Business Journal
Former Washington Secretary of State Ralph Munro gets honorary doctorate from university where he was disciplined for ‘raising hell’

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Tunnel-project injuries result in about $700,000 in claims
GOP broadens investigation to include former corrections chief (Frockt)
Op-ed: What happens during the investigation of the officer-involved shooting of Che Taylor

Seattle Weekly
Today: Learn About Safe Drug Sites, In Person

Spokesman Review
GOP lawmakers were asked to stay away from Oregon refuge occupation
Washington wolves serve as random attraction
Editorial: Senate should hold judicial hearing

Tri-City Herald
Attorney named to lead state’s Hanford cleanup regulatory program

Vancouver Business Journal
State association honors Recycled Arts Festival

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Merger of air ambulance services benefits Walla Walla area

West Seattle Herald
State licensing changes affecting local marijuana stores


Remembering the Oso landslide two years later
Budget battle could force police academy to cancel classes
Vice President Joe Biden visits Seattle cancer center

As Seattle considers ‘safe injection’ sites, how does it work in BC?

Report: Seattle has 4th highest concentration of rich millennials
Biden tours Seattle cancer center, stops for pizza

Proof Of License, Insurance Missing For Volunteers Who Drove Children In State Care

NW Public Radio
Big Ambitions In Parts Of Northwest To Put Water Back Underground
Proof Of License, Insurance Missing For Volunteers Who Drove Children In State Care


B-Town Blog
Ground broken on $19.4 million learning center at Puget Sound Skills Center (Orwall, Keiser)

The last time women ran Seattle
How family life is held against women in tech

The Stand
Opinion: It’s up to GOP to hold Rep. Shea accountable