Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, June 2


Associated Press
Washington limits carbon pollution from largest sources
How candy-makers shape nutrition science

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Washington Capitol to hold two-day active threat drill

The Daily News
Ecology releases updated carbon cap, four Cowlitz County sites affected
Editorial via The Olympian: Second probe confirms bungling at Corrections

The Everett Herald  
Tim Eyman targets tolls and light rail with new initiative
Boeing takes an unusual geopolitcal stand over air service
Coastal one of two community banks in state honored for SBA lending
Strawberry crop abundant, but people to help with harvest aren’t
Bloomberg: Pipeline safety agency is not doing its job
Editorial: Protect access to public records

Kirkland Reporter
Hundreds gather at Kirkland Performance Center to talk about heroin, opiate addiction

News Tribune (subscription required)
Lead testing rates of Tacoma-area children rose after water scare
For Clinton, history suggests foreign-policy credentials no help
Why Bernie Sanders supporters are skeptical of Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump warns Barack Obama he’ll ‘hit him’ like Bill Clinton
Editorial: Trump University had lookalike in Tacoma area

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: It is time for Troy Kelley saga to end
Op-ed: All of us can learn from OPD shooting

Puget Sound Business Journal
Lawsuit aims to block DOL’s fiduciary rule; smalll business retirement plans at risk?

Renton Reporter
Independent expert review panel to meet June 2 to review ST3 plan
Task force meets in Renton to talk opioid addiction and treatment
County launches enhanced emergency alert system

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle University’s dean placed on administrative leave amid student protests
Washington to force state’s biggest carbon polluters to cut emissions
Editorial: A feeding cup designed by a Seattle team is a lifesaver

Seattle Weekly
In National Politics, Native Americans Deserve a Seat, Not a Slur
On Delaying Jungle Clearance, Bagshaw Maneuvers Consensus
With His Big KEXP Donation, Paul Allen Completes the Station’s Transformation
The Duwamish River Reclaims Its Spot as a Summer Destination
Could Seattle’s Novel Elections Law Work Statewide?

Tri-City Herald
Seattle City Council passes resolution opposing nuclear power
ACLU, lawyers settle ‘debtors’ prison’ lawsuit against Benton County

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Ferry ticketing changes as riders express opinions, complaints

Yakima Herald Republic
Federal regulators propose restrictions on payday lenders


New timeline speeds up light rail project

Families of men killed by Seattle police say it should be easier to prosecute officers
Des Moines teen tests positive for Zika after her first blood sample tossed
Tacoma jazz club tops list of state businesses linked to DUI arrests

High School Suspensions Cost the Country $35 Billion Annually, Report Estimates
Wash. State Says Updated Rule To Cap Carbon Pollution Will Be More Effective
Nonprofit Hospital Forgives Debts And Stops Suing So Many Poor Patients
New Rules To Ban Payday Lending ‘Debt Traps’

Mount Rainier National Park enters online contest for historic preservation
Details On Death Certificates Offer Layers Of Clues To Opioid Epidemic

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Over-taxed ferry terminal has advantages, major challenges

NW Public Radio
State Says Updated Rule To Cap Carbon Pollution Will Be More Effective

Q13 TV (FOX)
Family calls for federal probe into Che Taylor’s fatal shooting by Seattle police
Fewer U.S. teens are giving birth, CDC finds
Seattle mayor, City Council agree on homeless encampment sweeps


Following spike in shootings, questions about city strategy
Airbnb squeezing renters? We’ve seen this before

Staff Shake Up in Mayor’s Office, Murray’s Chief Lobbyist Out

The Washington State Republican Party’s 2016 Platform Has Drifted Farther Right (And Says Light Rail Is a Bad Idea)