Washington State House Democrats


Monday, May 23


Associated Press
Trying to get jump on Zika preparations with money in limbo
Washington’s wildfire season gets off to abrupt, early start
Bellevue man challenges denial of firearms license
UW to host White House workshop on artificial intelligence
Bone cement company accused of experimenting on humans
Lead, iron contaminate water at community college building
Frozen-food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Truancy law aims to reduce detention of noncriminal kids   (Orwall, Hargrove)
Op-ed:  Jobs and education on agenda in Olympia

In Our View: Facing Reality of Wildfires
In Our View: Not Enough Places to Live

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Emergency rooms face shortages of acute-care drugs
Fatal falls continue to plague Snohomish County work sites
Muhlstein: Highway 99 renamed in honor of Snohomish settler William P. Stewart
Guest commentary: On behalf of children, court orders clean air rule by state
Bloomberg editorial: Other Voices: Doctors have right, duty to discuss gun safety
Editorial: We are the parks’ sponsors

Islands’ Sounder
Say no to coal terminals | Editorial

News Tribune (subscription required)
Editorial: Tacoma cops, mayor must heal strained relations
Pitts column: Trump’s most dangerous place on Earth really isn’t

Peninsula Daily News
State official: Hepatitis C flying under the radar but numbers rising
House to look at allegations; Senate at code amendment (Van De Wege, Tharinger, Hargrove)

Puget Sound Business Journal
Sen. Murray pushes House to approve $1.1B for Zika funding

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Sea-Tac Airport to hire 90 contractors to help shrink security lines
We never promised more money for IB, Seattle school leaders tell Rainier Beach High
Chicago Tribune: Research debunks notion that debt-laden grads won’t be buying homes
We expel preschool kids three times as often as K-12 students. Here’s how to change that.
Once slated for demo, then defaced, Native American heritage murals live on
UW surgeon, Harborview sued: Fatal surgeries used unapproved bone cement
The New York Times: FCC aims to stop rise in robocalls to those with student loans
Jonathan Martin: Where to draw the line on race in a psychiatric hospital?
Opinion: To succeed in school, you need a home
Editorial: Election time, so get serious on education funding

Skagit Valley Herald
Gov. Inslee commemorates Skagit River Bridge response, touts new projects

Spokesman Review
Spokane Public Schools tries active but patient approach to decrease suspensions
High levels of lead, iron found in water in SFCC building
Editorial: Congress getting more sensible about medical marijuana

Tri-City Herald
Kennewick ponders what to build with state school construction grant
Our Voice: State labor negotiations need revamping
Guest columnist: Radiation spike press release incorrect, misleading (Pollet)
Guest Opinion: This generation of kids might not outlive parents


How UW tries to keep housing costs down
Boeing and VietJet ink $11.3B U.S. aircraft deal

White House, University of Washington Co-host Artificial Intelligence Workshop
A Decade Out From The Mortgage Crisis, Former Homeowners Still Grasp For Stability

Seattle shelters are so crowded some people sleep in chairs
If you want to know about pesticides in your pot, you have to ask
Cruz Backers Will Represent Washington GOP At National Convention

NW Public Radio
Running For Governor, Not Talking About Trump
Facing A Trump Nomination, Washington Republicans Emphasize Conservative Values


Beneath downtown Seattle, Bertha faces biggest test
Green group turns attention to affordable housing
Fighting Seattle’s ‘economic apartheid’
Video: State GOP gathering shows Trump tensions

Seattle P.I.
Washington’s snowpack collapsing fast, stream flow at risk
Canada’s energy board approves $6.8B pipeline, cites ‘very low’ spill risk