Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, June 14


Associated Press
Trump says he is revoking Washington Post credentials
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures (Santos)
Gubernatorial debate between Inslee, Bryant set for August
New president says WSU spending habits not sustainable
Man arrested for threatening to open fire at Seattle school
5 Olympia schools found with elevated copper levels
Man who killed Ephrata teen at age 12 escapes from custody
State to fight order sending Western State CEO to jail

Bainbridge Island Review
Islanders condemn gun violence with wave of orange

State Rep. Brian Blake to Serve on Multi-State Fisheries Panel  (Blake)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Editorial: ‘I am what you make me…’ (National Flag Day)

News Tribune/Olympian (subscription required)
New Pierce County pot ban headed toward irrelevance
Tacoma police not increasing patrols for city’s gay bars
Tacoma Schools manager appeals firing following high lead levels found in school water
Ryan plan would roll back rules on environment, banks, labor
Column: ‘Divided we mourn’ is new American reality

Peninsula Daily News
Senators, representatives introduce bills to change name of Olympic Wilderness Area

Puget Sound Business Journal
Appeals court upholds FCC’s ‘net neutrality’ rule (and other news from Washington today)
Messages to Orlando: Seattle area business leaders respond with words of solidarity and strength
UW’s dental school jumps from 49th to 15th in the world

Redmond Reporter
MAPS in Redmond threatened; mosque and police heighten security

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Ex-state Rep. Graham Hunt’s effort to clear his name raises new accusation
State to fight ‘frustrating’ order to jail Western State psychiatric hospital’s CEO (Jinkins, Cody)
Houston’s solution to the homeless crisis: Housing — and lots of it
Higher bar for diplomas may bring trimester system to Seattle high schools
Rule aims to protect students from rogue for-profit schools
Opinion: Places where oil rigs don’t belong — the Arctic Refuge is one of them
Editorial: More transparency needed in state contract negotiations

Spokesman Review
New WSU president says he’ll curb overspending
State fears city of Spokane exemptions usurp taxing authority
Paddlers from the Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and Colville tribes meet at confluence

Tri-City Herald
Gold-hunting gear not legitimate use of state resources, audit says
New Benton City roundabout is first funded by new gas tax

Yakima Herald Republic
Bloomberg: If two-party system isn’t broken, it at least is breaking down
Editorial: Today is a day that belongs to Old Glory


Youth gun violence on the rise in King County
More inmates with mental illness in Pierce County

Putting ‘Deadliest Mass Shooting In U.S. History’ Into Some Historical Context

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules In Full
Puget Sound mosque receives threat following Orlando shooting

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
State trooper attacked as Seattle’s homeless problem spills onto I-5
University of Washington hosts first marijuana policy conference

Q13 TV (FOX)
Community leaders, residents of Tacoma attend vigil, stand with Orlando


After Orlando, some grieve, others buy guns
Police commission calls for ban on blast balls

Neighborhood Council Freaked Out About Extra Poop That Comes with Density

Sakuma Brothers Farms Raises Wages After Farmworkers Walk Off the Job
The State Accidentally Released a Boatload of Personal Data on Pot License Applicants