Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, June 21


Associated Press
Boeing says it signs historic sales agreement with Iran Air
Oregon court limits authority of out-of-state police
Report: Washington banks, credit unions improving
Ship owner, others, guilty of dumping oily waste at sea
Labor demands better protection for workers from vapors
Commissioner again delays sending hospital CEO to jail
Tribe pledges $400,000 to Snohomish County safety campaign
A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

Everett Herald (subscription required)
PUD wire thefts thwarted by extra security, worthless copper
Study: One in 10 jobs dependent on ag, forestry, fishing in NW
Speak up about 12 proposed changes to Snohomish Co. government
Gang rivalry among teens fueling shootings in South Everett
Everett Planning Commission to hear housing presentation
Court hearing on Tim Eyman’s tax records postponed

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Orca Month Proclaimed by Governor Inslee

Kirkland Reporter
CenterCal, Kirkland city officials help to break ground on the Village at Totem Lake

News Tribune (subscription required)
As with Prince, baby boomers’ chronic pain means risk of opioid abuse
We want more vacation time, but we don’t use what we already have
Say goodbye to your measly annual pay raise
Eugene Robinson: Freedom of religion desecrated by Trump
Editorial: Soda taxes finally find some fizz

Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles City Council to mull additional panhandling restrictions tonight

Puget Sound Business Journal
Republican small business owners more concerned than Democrats about 2016 election

Seattle Times (subscription required)
‘We are never going to be finished’: Filmmaker Wes Hurley on gay rights, HIV and more
Facing hostility, firefighters in rural Oregon raising money for body cameras
Court: Western State CEO won’t have to go to jail for now
UW students head to Nepal for hands-on learning
Editorial: Utility-pole surveillance: Public needs assurance from the FBI
Opinion: Seattle neighborhoods need to embrace land-use changes

Spokesman Review
Spokane County, neighborhood groups sign sweeping settlement in land-use disputes
Ash Street Station a portal to construction jobs
Inland Northwest Blood Center merges with larger nonprofit
Editorial: President of WSU wise to focus on its finances

Tri-City Herald
Hanford union group issues demands for chemical vapor protection

Wenatchee World
The Escapees | Part 1


Where’s Bertha: SR 99 tunnel digging update
Lawyers helping Seattle’s homeless
Homelessness at Federal Way rest stop

Boeing signs sales agreement with Iran Air
Wash. state highway median changes will help natural pollinators
Sound Transit spent more than $20 million on marketing over ten years
Seattle-based frozen food company center of vegetable recall

More Testing, Less Play: Study Finds Higher Expectations For Kindergartners

Seattle Police Train Night Clubs To Bounce Mass Shooters
Veteran-Owned Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Close June 30
Senate Rejects 4 Gun Proposals Inspired By Orlando Attack
Washington Democrats may ditch precinct caucuses
Gun Questionnaires Aim To Pin Candidates Down  (Carlyle)

NW Public Radio
Gun Questionnaires Aim To Pin Candidates Down (Carlyle)
Veteran-Owned Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Close June 30

Q13 TV (FOX)
Olympia homeless shelter may close due to lack of funding
Seattle bartenders and bouncers go through active shooter training
Woman punched by Seattle cop while she was handcuffed settles with city for $195,000


Bathroom battle: Parents rally behind transgender youth

U-Pass Program in Jeopardy?

More Washington Kids Have Health Coverage, but Poverty Still a Roadblock

Let’s Talk About that Seattle Times Editorial Claiming Sound Transit Should “Slow Down” on New Light Rail