Washington State House Democrats


Friday, April 15


Associated Press
Washington launches youth marijuana prevention campaign
Lawsuit: Olympia School District hid sex abuse from parents
Inslee visits Sikh temple that was vandalized

Aberdeen Daily World
Ocean salmon: There’s a season, but a conservative one

Bainbridge Island Review
Local lawmakers host town halls on Saturday (Rolfes, Appleton, Hansen)

Central Kitsap Reporter
For more affordable housing, expand tax credits, Cantwell says
Extreme makeover on the way for state’s busiest ferry terminal

In Our View: Tax Shelters Cost Taxpayers

Everett Herald (subscription required)
About that 25-year wait for light rail …
McCusker: Conflict lurks behind gender pay equity

News Tribune (subscription required)
Defense accountant: Kelley was right to wait to pay taxes
Puget Sound salmon fishing season negotiations break down
Madigan Army Medical Center plans new autism center for military kids
Gambling Commission restricts cash, booze winnings at new machines
Editorial: The dark side of online love connections

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Olympia schools have explaining to do

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington’s community, technical colleges can bridge the skills gap

Seattle Times (subscription required)
UW can disregard Seattle’s landmark law, judge rules
Bellevue High football boosters paid athletes’ tuition, probe finds
FDA to allow folic acid in corn masa to stop birth defects
African-American commission misspent money for years, state audit finds
Spokane’s McMorris Rodgers contradicts her own voting record with equal-pay op-ed
Editorial: Gov. Inslee’s veto leaves at-risk students in limbo (Orwall, Hargrove)
Editorial: Beyond escapes, greater issues at Western State Hospital

Seattle Weekly
SHARE Confiscated Dozens of Bus Passes from Homeless Campers
As Boeing Slashes Jobs, That Massive Tax Break Is Finally Getting Another Look

Tri-City Herald
Columbia River local control movement rolls on
FDA to allow folic acid in corn masa to prevent birth defects

Wahkiakum County Eagle
Editorial: Jim Crow is found in Wahkiakum County (Jayapal)

Yakima Herald Republic
School districts across the country arming staff
Editorial: Taxpayers get brief tax time reprieve


Washington lawmakers consider cutting taxes for beer and booze

SDOT Recommends Moving Forward with Pedestrian-Only Street Project on Capitol Hill