Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, May 25


Associated Press
Healey, other AGs ask Congress to fund gun violence research
Trump, Clinton win Washington’s presidential primaries
Washington state sues over pelvic mesh, accuses Johnson & Johnson of ‘deception’
Feds announce $10 million for wildfire projects in 12 states
Senate votes to scrap catfish inspection program

Aberdeen Daily World
Weyerhaeuser access fees on the rise, but passes now good all year

Bainbridge Island Review
Public-private partnership provides accessibility at Fay Bainbridge Park
Governor rides in 2016 Viking Tour

Bothell Reporter
Kenmore, KGM reach agreement on deconstruction of 520 bridge, avoid legal battle

In Our View: Questions for Candidates

Daily Astorian
Landslide severs road to idyllic Willapa Hills valley (Blake, Takko)

The Daily News
A summary of what the Millennium EIS has to say
Here’s what people said (Takko, Blake)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Energy grants will fund street light upgrades, updates in schools
Microsoft may cut 1,850 jobs as Nadella pares phone ambitions

Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way school district sued for negligence in 3-year bullying case

News Tribune (subscription required)
Trump, Clinton win Washington’s presidential primary
Editorial: Will study spur better care for mentally ill?

Olympian (subscription required)
Tentative contract reached for Tumwater teachers
Editorial: Gopher-rule work is still far from finished

Peninsula Daily News
Fort Flagler considered for state parks pilot project that would add private business development

Puget Sound Business Journal
Boeing may be slashing jobs, but there will still be high demand for aerospace workers in Puget Sound area
Taxes and labor laws need to be adapted to gig economy, Congress told

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Student Voices: Seattle’s ‘Safe Place’ campaign could have helped me
Westneat: Don’t ‘press pause’ on Jungle clear-out just as outreach teams are making inroads
Funds for new icebreaker tucked in defense-spending bill
Seattle weighs charges over homeless nonprofit’s use of unlicensed accountant
UW-led study pinpoints how air pollution harms your heart
A thousand-plus pack hearing on proposed Longview coal terminal
Editorial: Nurture vital industries as city grows
Opinion: Sweeps trample the rights and lives of the city’s homeless

Seattle Weekly
Why the Jungle Sweeps are Bound to Fail
City Hall Playbook: Pneumatic Parking and Renter Protections

Spokesman Review
Matt Shea takes surprise positions at debate team fundraiser
Editorial: Open up public employee bargaining

Tri-City Herald
Benton, Franklin PUD leaders oppose carbon tax initiative
Our Voice: Teacher pay key to meeting court order

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Canola crowd
Allowing medical marijuana for VA patients make sense


Seattle launches survey to study livable work schedules
State AG files lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over surgical mesh
UW hosts White House workshop on artificial intelligence

For First Time In 130 Years, More Young Adults Live With Parents Than With Partners

What will happen when Mount Rainier erupts?
Trump, Clinton win in Washington state primary
Johnson & Johnson comes under fire from Washington state attorney general over surgical mesh
Former SeaTac city manager sought to profile Muslims and ‘Americanize’ immigrants
This 100-year-old woman calls it a duty to vote in Washington state primary

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
‘Click-it or Ticket?’ More like ‘Cash-it’ in Pierce County

NW Public Radio
Proposed Longview Coal Terminal Gets Public Grilling, Props

Q13 TV (FOX)
Report: Gun seized in Che Taylor shooting traced to former King County sheriff’s deputy


NIMBYs are wrong on housing, says math

No Road is Big Enough for a Beyoncé Concert

In Oregon, a Proposal for a Massive Corporate Tax Hike
Proposal to Allow Bans on Pot Shops in Alcohol Impact Areas Is a Ridiculously Bad Idea