Washington State House Democrats


Friday, March 25, 2016


Justices uphold $502,000 public records fine against state
Lawyers: Children need lawyers in immigration court

Aberdeen Daily World
Letter: Wishkah road is a disaster waiting to happen

Bellingham Herald
(subscription required)
State auditor: Former Seattle Colleges director stole $50K
Justices uphold $502,000 public records fine against state
Lawyers: Children need lawyers in immigration court
Cantwell urges more federal resources for affordable housing


Columbia River plane crash claims 2 Vancouver residents
McKibbin’s dedication, love of Clark County lauded

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Transit plan would extend rail to Everett — in 2041
Judge: Treat mentally ill murder suspect or set him free from jail
Everett mayor joins Cantwell in tour of housing solution
VA might add more ‘presumptive’ illnesses for Vietnam vets
McCusker: Our only thing to fear remains fear itself
Editorial: Where we’ll get our workers  (Apprenticeships)

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Tracyton woman, Rolfes help get HIV testing bill passed (Rolfes)

Mercer Island Reporter
Mercer Island police apprehend 5 juveniles with loaded guns in car

NW Asian Weekly
Lawmakers grapple with nutrition bills as WA gets unappetizing report card (Hudgins, Gregerson)

Puget Sound Business Journal
Obama’s cancer ‘moonshot’ could bring more funding for Seattle researchers
How’s tax season going? The view from the IRS

Seattle Times
(subscription required)
Cantwell wants to expand tax credits to build affordable housing
Readers tell us what difference money makes in their schools
Improving teachers part of the Massachusetts success story, too
$503K in fines upheld against L&I for delaying release of lead-poisoning records to Times
Column: How to fight Asian stereotypes: Disaggregate data on Asians (Santos)
Editorial: A win for public records and the public’s right to know

Spokesman Review
WSU regents may choose new president on Friday, but secrecy rankles faculty

Yakima Herald Republic

Editorial: Basin water plan plaudits well-timed, well-deserved


Light rail train struck by bullets in Seattle’s Rainier Valley
Sound Transit releases list of ST3 projects

North Carolina Passes Law Blocking Measures To Protect LGBT People

California Takes Earthquakes Seriously. Why Don’t We?  (Clibborn)
NRA Rewrites Fairy Tales With More Firearms, Less Bloodshed


Google to move out of Fremont into new complex on Lake Union

Sound Transit Unveils $50 Billion Light Rail Package Including Lines to Ballard and West Seattle
Olympia Is Where Sensible Weed Policy Goes to Die