Washington State House Democrats


Monday, May 9


Associated Press
Looming marijuana ruling could limit federal prosecutions
Seattle viaduct to reopen for Monday morning commute
Deployed Washington National Guard soldier dies in Iraq
Once unthinkable in US, heroin shoot-up rooms get serious look
North Carolina governor files lawsuit over LGBT rights law
Federal appeals court throws out seven-day competency evaluation order

Aberdeen Daily World
Two events dealing with homelessness next week

Our View: Stop Stalling on I-5 Bridge

The Daily News
More and more women are getting guns for self-defense and fun

Everett Herald (subscription required)    
Viaduct project prompts many to turn to Sound Transit trains
New group to suggest ways to deal with problems at mental hospitals (Jinkins)
Tribal and non-Indian anglers ‘fighting over the last fish’
East-West access to Highway 99 in Edmonds made safer, easier
Bloomberg View: More women will strengthen U.S. military
Bloomberg View: U.S. should copy Europe’s vaping ad ban
Guest commentary: Letter Carriers Food Drive will supply food banks for 6 months
Editorial: Late date fades state’s primary colors

News Tribune (subscription required)
How videos of police shooting unarmed black men changes those who watch them
Washington’s presidential primary still on for May 24
Matt Driscoll: Placing a value on plastic bags is key to reducing consumption

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Mental health progress can be made

Puget Sound Business Journal
Who’s Hiring: Seattle’s a hot job market for new grads

Seattle Times (subscription required)
How 800 Washington state investors wound up in Panama Papers
Troy Kelley fires senior staffers at Auditor’s Office
Commuters, rejoice: Alaskan Way Viaduct reopens early
Washington not alone in hunt for teachers, new report says
Seattle’s school libraries: a stark example of rich and poor
Seattle schools have biggest white-black achievement gap in state
Editorial: Mandate lead testing in Washington schools
Editorial: State’s tax breaks shown to be smart investments (Carlyle)

Spokesman Review
Doug Clark: Yemeni dentist and WSU grad on a journey to help his country
Spin Control: The electorate is always mad, but the reasons change every four years
Editorial: Kelley needs to step away from being state auditor
Editorial: FDA’s vaping regulations long overdue

Tri-City Herald
Snohomish County Council to discuss criminal justice sales tax
Looming marijuana ruling could limit federal prosecutions
Phillip Lemley: Council advocates for aging residents

Yakima Herald Republic
Gov. Inslee takes up the pen when there’s a legislative deadlock (Kagi, Ranker)
Bloomberg: Other Views: Rx: Doctors have to get on board to stop drug epidemics
Editorial: Something beats nothing, but primary could be more 


Alaskan Way Viaduct reopens to traffic

Alaskan Way Viaduct reopens 5 days ahead of schedule

What Feds’ Push To Share Health Data Means For Patients
Notorious FDA? Feds Turn To Hip-Hop To Tamp Down Teen Smoking

Troy Kelley Shakes Up Staff, Inslee Demands Explanation

NW Public Radio
Troy Kelley Shakes Up Staff, Inslee Demands Explanation

Q13 TV (FOX)
Alaskan Way Viaduct reopens early, in time for Monday morning commute
Seattle’s school libraries: a stark example of rich and poor


For community leaders, Seattle terrorism initiatives are tone-deaf

Sound Transit Voters Prefer Park and Rides Over Bike and Pedestrian Access
Sound Transit Ridership Spikes During Viaduct Closure