Washington State House Democrats


Friday, May 20


Associated Press
The Latest: Washington teacher attacked, zip tie around neck
State fines beer company over alleged violations in Seattle
Boeing’s 777X Wing Center opening
Obama’s sister to present scholarship on Mercer Island
Washington police officer charged with using excessive force
Canada regulators OK pipeline expansion project
Port of Seattle hires to speed up Sea-Tac security lines
Fewer people sought jobless benefits last week
564 will soon be the newest area code for western Washington
New poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs
Massive frozen food recall after deaths in Calif., Wash. state

Aberdeen Daily World
NOAA: Dungeness crab in peril from acidification

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Liias enters race to become Washington state treasurer
Taxes on the ballot: First come, first passed?
Weather is behind what’s expected to be a nasty wildfire season
Bloomberg editorial: A slightly radical idea to expand Medicare

News Tribune (subscription required)
Immigrant and refugee foster kids talk about grades, prom, future in Pierce County court
Editorial: Time for Washington state lawmakers to face Supreme firepower?

Olympian (subscription required)
Three more Thurston County candidates declare with 1 day to go
Op-ed: I fought for civil rights. It is offensive to compare it to transgender fight.
Editorial: Summer brings hunger for some families

Peninsula Daily News
Retiring state Sen. Jim Hargrove says lawmakers have hard decisions ahead

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Safety, community at temporary home in Interbay
How Washington community colleges are helping more students transfer
Pronto offering free rides for a day in attempt to boost membership
Editorial: Columbia River Treaty works, but needs thoughtful updating
Opinion: Remember Mount St. Helens and heed the lessons learned

Yakima Herald Republic
Gridlock over school funding leaves lawmakers unable to approve budget estimates  (Rolfes)


Sick worker: ‘Hanford ruined my life’
Boeing about to open new 777X wing factory
Oak Harbor HS among best in graduating homeless students
Portland buys first bus tickets for homeless to leave city
State faults Northwest Hospital’s handling of Rocky Allen case

Boeing about to open new 777X wing factory

Corrections officer faces recovery roadblocks after inmate attack

Washington Republicans Search For Common Ground At State Convention
Obama’s Sister To Present Scholarship On Mercer Island
FDA Considering Pricey Implant As Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Oregon Lawmakers Consider Funding Request To Deal With Costs Of Refuge Occupation
How The Wrong Verb Meant The Texas GOP Called Most Texans Gay

Donald Trump, gay icon?!
Thousands Of Cormorants Abandon Their Nests On The Columbia River
Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Bill That Makes Performing An Abortion A Felony
NW E-Cycle Programs Tested By Electronic Waste Exports

Q13 TV (FOX)
New SR 520 Bridge noise is giving Eastside homeowners a headache
Some relief coming for long security lines at Sea-Tac


Fighting Seattle’s “economic apartheid”
‘Jim Crow’ no more in Washington

Much Work Remains to Be Done to Fund Schools

Seattle P.I.
Dozens of Seattle sexual assault claims languished for years