Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, June 16


Associated Press
State revenue projections higher than expected, but not enough to fund education mandate
State reports a new wolf pack, located near Sherman Pass
In US states, it’s most often a white House (and Senate)
Man arrested for mosque threat being investigated for others
Pride flag raised, lowered in front of Washington Capitol
As deadline looms, cities warn unlicensed pot shops to close
52 Hanford workers now checked for possible vapor exposure

Aberdeen Daily World
Hoquiam passes homeless camp ordinance
County revenue picture improves, deficit still expected.

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
School-mapping program no longer on chopping block after Gov. Inslee intervenes

Commission debates I-5 Bridge replacement

Everett Herald (subscription required)
‘Hateful speech’ or ‘conversation’? Rhetoric ramps up
Editorial: Veterans deserve IVF option
Letter: GOP trying to turn back clock

Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle Mayor: ‘We can’t be a one-type economy’

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Airbnb, other short-term rental hosts speak against proposed Seattle rules
State won’t renew Corrections contract with company criticized by GOP
Doing mom’s nails pays better than caring for her kids
FYI Guy: Can’t find a home in Seattle? Airbnb rentals may be to blame
Opinion: Rethinking juvenile justice and its impact on minority teens
Editorial: No more excuses: Reinstitute a ban on assault-style weapons

Spokesman Review
Consumers make state revenue picture a bit brighter
State office building named for former Gov. Gregoire
New evidence shows Spokane sheriff’s deputy hit teenage bicyclist in 2014
Editorial: Grant greater primary participation

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: Pasco’s test-run of body cameras smart

Vancouver Business Journal
Business services sector adds jobs as unemployment rate holds steady


Rudder repairs, inspections complicate ferry service

Washington senators join gun control filibuster

Group raises concerns about King County Jail forcing inmates to take medication
Risk-based changes floated to shorten TSA wait times
Cops: Seattle man threatened ‘final crusade against Islam’
Seattle apartment rates are $500 over the national average

Pride Flag Raised, Then Lowered To Half-Staff At Washington Capitol
Seattle Workers And Performers To Present Stories Of Struggling With Erratic Work Schedules
Seattle: Short-Term Rentals Are Pushing Out Traditional Tenants
Assault Rifle Bans Find Life On State Level
Fired Tacoma School Employee Wants His Job Back
WATCH: Utah Lt. Governor Apologizes For Past Attitude Toward Gay People

Democrats Hold Senate Floor Until Early Thursday In A Push For Gun Control
With Payday Loans Burying Borrowers, Community Tries Alternatives

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Ferry riders won’t accept solutions at troubled West Seattle terminal
‘Jungle’ consultant tasked with determining the future of encampment land

NW Public Radio
Pride Flag Raised, Then Lowered To Half-Staff At Washington Capitol
Western State CEO Spared Jail, For Now

Q13 TV (FOX)
52 Hanford workers now checked for possible vapor exposure


Surprise Testimony at City Hall: Please Tax Us

Report Highlights the Many Economic Contributions of Refugees in the U.S.

Lawsuit Alleges U-Link Tunnel Contractor Discriminated Against Black Workers
Listen to the Chairman of Washington State’s Anti-Trans Bathroom Initiative Tell Men to Follow Women into Bathrooms